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Scrobipalpa costella (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)

Winter Groundling
35.1230 (B&F: 819)


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

Common

Resident. Generally appears singly at mv light, occasionally sparingly in both vice-counties. Double-brooded, flying from mid May to late August. The more numerous second flight period appears mainly from mid September to mid November, and again, after hibernation, from early April onwards. Larvae feed on oak, (silver) birch, hornbeam. on the leaves and berries of woody nightshade, and on bittersweet (Pratt, 2011).

Scrobipalpa costella (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Woods Mill, 23 xi 2017
Photo: Bob Foreman
Scrobipalpa costella (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Scotney Estate, 25 v 2018
Photo: Charles Waters
Scrobipalpa costella (Humphreys & Westwood, 1845)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 30 v 2018
Photo: Keith Hackett

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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