Main: (Gelechiidae / Anomologinae)
35.061 [B&F: 0748] Ptocheuusa paupella (Zeller, 1847)

 

Local in damp grassland, ditches, woodland rides and saltmarshes throughout much of southern England, southern Wales and southern Ireland. In Hampshire still reasonably common in the south-east of the county, but it has become scarce in recent years in north Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 10-12 mm. Comes readily to light, and is fairly distinctive. Larva feeds within seedheads of Common Fleabane and Golden-samphire, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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