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Scrobipalpa nitentella (Fuchs, 1902)

Common Sea Groundling
35.1150 (B&F: 815)

Synonym(s):
Scrobipalpa seminella (Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Gelechiidae
      »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Nationally Scarce B

First identified in Sussex from larvae collected on Chenpodium at Thorney Island and bred out in 1995. A single larva was also found at Thorney on October 10th, 2001. Larvae also recorded at Pagham Harbour in October 1997 and Sidlesham in October, 2003. An adult was seen at Pagham on September 28th 2004 (Pratt, 2011).

Scrobipalpa nitentella (Fuchs, 1902)
larva
Fishbourne, 29 ix 2011
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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