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Blastobasis vittata (Wollaston, 1858)


41.0040 (B&F: 873a)

Synonym(s):
Blastobasis lignea Walsingham, 1894


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

Adventive colonist

The first British record was made at Lindfield in 2008. It has subsequently been recorded from Sharpethorne and Walberton and appears to be resident at Bracklesham. Records have been made in June, August and November (Pratt, 2011).

Blastobasis vittata (Wollaston, 1858)
Bracklesham, 10 i 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Blastobasis vittata (Wollaston, 1858)
Scotney Estate, 14 vii 2017
Photo: Charles Waters
Blastobasis vittata (Wollaston, 1858)
Lindfield, 22 xii 2017
Photo: Bob Foreman
Blastobasis vittata (Wollaston, 1858)
first UK record. Identification confirmed by Olle Karsholt
Lindfield, 15 xi 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman
Blastobasis vittata (Wollaston, 1858)
Male, gen det. Tony Davis
Lindfield, 21 xi 2011
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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