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Caryocolum blandella (Douglas, 1852)

Short-barred Groundling
35.1330 (B&F: 832)

Synonym(s):
Caryocolum maculea (Haworth, 1828)
Caryocolum maculella (Stephens, 1834)
Caryocolum nivella (Stephens, 1834)


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

Nationally Scarce B

Resident. Occurs sparingly or fairly commonly to mv light in a few places in West Sussex; undetected in East Sussex since the last listing in 1905. Single-brooded, flying chiefly from mid June to late August. Larvae feed on the (shoots and) seed-capsules of stitchwort (Pratt, 2011).

Caryocolum blandella (Douglas, 1852)
Etchingham, 23 vii 2014
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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