Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.152 [B&F: 0764] Pseudotelphusa scalella (Scopoli, 1763)


Nationally scarce (Nb) in oak woodland in parts of southern England, north to Yorkshire. In Hampshire extremely uncommon, usually with no more than a single annual record, mainly in the south, and often at light traps in gardens. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 11-13 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on mosses growing on Oak.

Flightime guide

Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 5
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
West Park (SU11)30-May-2003oneGreen, DGAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Havant Thicket (SU71)02-Jun-1991oneLangmaid, JR; Hoare, RJBAdult
West Walk, Wickham (SU61)10-Jul-1991oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Southsea (SZ69)06-Jun-1993oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)28-May-2003oneElliott, BAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)2004-Elliott, BAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)18-Jun-2005oneGoater, BAdult
West Walk (SU61)16-Jun-2006oneDickson, RJAdult
Fletchers Water, NF (SU20)25-May-2007oneNorriss, TJ; Coomber, R; Bloss, J et alAdult
Ashurst, NF (SU31)25-Jun-2009oneGodfrey, KAdult
Holmsley Inclosure, New Forest (SU20)28-May-2010oneTailby, K; Hammond, MAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Pamber (SU66)07-May-1995oneSwash, AAdult
Pamber Forest (SU66)29-May-2009oneTailby, KAdult
Yateley (SU86)27-Jun-2012oneProudley, CAdult
VC22 West Berkshire (Hants county)
Mortimer (SU66)16-Jul-2004oneDennis, GJAdult

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