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Stephensia brunnichella (Linnaeus, 1767)

Basil Dwarf
38.0030 (B&F: 592)


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

Nationally Scarce B

Resident but scarce in both vice-counties with records from just three sites in recent times. Double-brooded, flying in May and June and again in August and September. The larvae feed on wild basil (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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