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Blastodacna hellerella (Duponchel, 1838)

Hawthorn Cosmet
39.0010 (B&F: 905)

Blastodacna atra sensu Meyrick, [1928] nec (Haworth, 1828)

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


A resident species, occurring singly at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to early August. Larvae feed inside the berries of hawthorn. (Pratt, 2011).

Blastodacna hellerella (Duponchel, 1838)
Come to Backlight 25w skinner trap
Hambrook, 1 vii 2016
Photo: Sue Davies
Blastodacna hellerella (Duponchel, 1838)
Lindfield, 1 vii 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman
Blastodacna hellerella (Duponchel, 1838)
Crowborough, 27 vi 2015
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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