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Blastobasis lacticolella Rebel, 1940

London Dowd
41.0030 (B&F: 874)

Synonym(s):
Blastobasis decolorella sensu auctt. nec (Wollaston 1858)


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

Common

Resident. Probably generally distributed and increasing. Adults have been seen in every week from mid May to mid November and also in late December. Elsewhere larvae have been found to feed on vegetable matter and dead insects (Pratt, 2011).

Blastobasis lacticolella Rebel, 1940
Crowborough, 27 v 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Blastobasis lacticolella Rebel, 1940
Scotney Estate, 05 xi 2018
Photo: Charles Waters
Blastobasis lacticolella Rebel, 1940
Lewes, 03 vii 2011
Photo: Peter Tinning
Blastobasis lacticolella Rebel, 1940
Battle, 19 vi 2013
Photo: Adrienne Norbury

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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