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Scythris grandipennis (Haworth, 1828)

Black Owlet
43.0020 (B&F: 911)


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

Nationally Scarce B

A resident species, both larvae and adults generally occur sparingly, but they are sometimes fairly common to common in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to late June. Larvae feed on dwarf gorse and common gorse. (Pratt, 2011).

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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