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Stathmopoda pedella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Alder Signal
42.0020 (B&F: 877)

Synonym(s):
Stathmopoda cylindrella (Fabricius, [1777])
Stathmopoda angustipennella (Hübner, 1796)


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

Nationally Scarce B

Apart from a single record in 1900, this moth has only been found in the Rye, Icklesham and Beckley areas in the far east and at Climping in the west. Adults have been seen in July and early August and are associated with alder (Pratt, 2011).

Stathmopoda pedella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Scotney Estate, 25 vii 2018
Photo: Charles Waters
Stathmopoda pedella (Linnaeus, 1761)
Climping, 19 vi 2011
Photo: Matthew Sennitt

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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