Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.119 [B&F: 0811] Scrobipalpa samadensis (Pfaffenzeller, 1870)


Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) on salt-marshes and vegetated shingle along parts of the coast of the British Isles. In Hampshire recorded for the first time at Titchfield Haven on 1 July 1978, with another at Southsea on 6 August 1984. Wingspan 11-15 mm; S. atriplicella, S. instabilella and S. nitentella are all similar, and the species can only be distinguished from S. stangei, formerly known only from the Isle of Wight, by dissection of the genitalia. Larva mines leaves of Sea Plantain and Buckshorn Plantain.

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Titchfield Haven NNR (lower Titchfield Haven)11101/07/1978Adult
Yarmouth (74/92/01)1001900Adult
Yarmouth (74/92/01)1001923Adult
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