Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.149 [B&F: 0771] Carpatolechia alburnella (Zeller, 1839)

 

Local in woodland and heathland throughout England, north Wales and the Scottish Highlands. In Hampshire there are scattered record in both vice-counties. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 12-14 mm. The main confusion species is C. proximella, from which C. alburnella can be distinguished by the clear white coloration of segment 2 of the labial palpus (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2); see also C. decorella. Larva feeds on Birch, living within a spun or rolled leaf.

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Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Hamble Common (SU40)26-Jul-1977oneDickson, RJAdult
Hamble Common (SU40)26-Jul-1977oneAppleton, DAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)04-Jul-1995-Goater, BAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)04-Jul-1995-Goater, BAdult
Swanwick HWT NR (SU51)05-May-1996oneAppleton, DLarval
Wickham Common (SU51)11-May-1996-Dickson, RJLarval
Havant Thicket (SU71)08-Jul-1997oneLangmaid, JR; Thirlwell, IR; Phillips, JW; Walk, D; Swift, SAdult
Brockenhurst, New Forest (SU30)23-Jul-1998oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)1999-Elliott, BAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)25-Aug-1999threeElliott, BAdult
Kites Croft (SU50)03-Jul-2000oneAppleton, DAdult
Wickham Common (SU51)25-Jul-2003oneDickson, RJAdult
Fareham (SU50)11-Aug-2003oneDickson, RJAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)02-Jul-2005oneElliott, BAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)20-Jul-2005oneElliott, BAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Whitemoor Vale (SU83)26-Jul-1977oneDickson, RJAdult
Bramley Frith (SU65)01-Dec-1993-Dobson, AHAdult
Eelmoor Marsh SSSI (SU85)04-Jul-1998-Green, DGAdult
Castle Bottom NNR (SU75)04-Jul-2001threeDavis, AMAdult
Fleet (SU75)16-Jul-2002oneEdmunds, RDAdult
Deadwater Valley (SU83)23-Jun-2005oneMontegriffo, NJ; Wall, MJAdult
Deadwater Valley (SU83)23-Jun-2005oneMontegriffo, NJ; Wall, MJAdult
Winchfield (SU75)09-Jul-2005oneNorriss, TJAdult
Hook Common HWT reserve (SU75)09-Jul-2005oneWall, MJAdult
Deadwater Valley (SU83)14-Jul-2005oneMontegriffo, NJ; Wall, MJAdult
Deadwater Valley (SU83)14-Jul-2005oneMontegriffo, NJ; Wall, MJAdult
Fleet (SU75)16-Jul-2005oneEdmunds, RDAdult
Deadwater Valley (SU83)17-May-2007twoMontegriffo, NJAdult
Winchfield (SU75)07-Jun-2008oneWall, MJ; Norriss, TJAdult
Morgaston Wood (SU65)05-Jun-2010twoWall, MJAdult
Pamber Forest (SU66)05-Jul-2017oneDennis, GJAdult
VC22 West Berkshire (Hants county)
Benyon's Enclosure (SU66)05-Jul-2003oneDennis, GJAdult
Mortimer (SU66)23-Jul-2013oneDennis, GJAdult

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