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Exoteleia dodecella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pine Groundling
35.1590 (B&F: 760)

Exoteleia dodecea (Haworth, 1828)
Exoteleia annulicornis (Stephens, 1834)
Exoteleia streliciella sensu Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935 ♀ genitalia nec (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)

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


Resident. Occurs singly at mv light in a very few woods in West Sussex, undetected in East Sussex since 1933. Single-brooded, flying from May to July. Larvae feed on the shoots and needles of Scots pine although to be confirmed in Sussex. (Pratt, 2011).

Exoteleia dodecella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Etchingham, 11 vii 2019
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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