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Recurvaria leucatella (Clerck, 1759)

White-barred Groundling
35.1570 (B&F: 758)

Synonym(s):
Recurvaria leucatea (Haworth, 1828)


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

Local

Resident. The moth occurs singly at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Increasing. Single-brooded, flying mainly during July and August. Larvae feed on apple and hawthorn although to be confirmed in Sussex. (Pratt, 2011).

Recurvaria leucatella (Clerck, 1759)
Three Oaks, 09 vii 2019
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Recurvaria leucatella (Clerck, 1759)
Woods Mill, 02 viii 2019
Photo: Bob Foreman
Recurvaria leucatella (Clerck, 1759)
Lindfield, 20 vii 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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