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Carpatolechia proximella (Hübner, 1796)

Black-speckled Groundling
35.1510 (B&F: 770)

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


Resident. Often fairly common to common at mv light in a few woods in West Sussex, but much less frequent in the east. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to the third week in July, occasionally from early May. Larvae feed on (silver) birch. (Pratt, 2011)

Carpatolechia proximella (Hübner, 1796)
Rewell Wood, 31 v 2020
Photo: Colin Knight

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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