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Blastobasis adustella Walsingham, 1894

Dingy Dowd
41.0020 (B&F: 873)

Synonym(s):
Blastobasis lignea sensu auctt. nec Walsingham 1894


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

Common

Resident. Often fairly common at mv light in both vice-counties. Flies mainly from early July to late October. Elsewhere larvae have been found to feed on fresh, decaying or dried vegetable matter (Pratt, 2011).

Blastobasis adustella Walsingham, 1894
Steyning, 06 vii 2018
Photo: Olly Ellis
Blastobasis adustella Walsingham, 1894
Wakehurst Place, 11 x 2018
Photo: Bob Foreman
Blastobasis adustella Walsingham, 1894
Lindfield, 1 viii 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman
Blastobasis adustella Walsingham, 1894
Lewes, 08 viii 2010
Photo: Peter Tinning
Blastobasis adustella Walsingham, 1894
Parasite on leg
Small Dole, 25 vii 2015
Photo: Michael Blencowe

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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