Main: (Gelechiidae / Anomologinae)
35.045 [B&F: 0777] Bryotropha basaltinella (Zeller, 1839)

 

Nationally scarce (Na) in urban areas and on old buildings in southern England. First recorded in Hampshire in 2013. Wingspan 10-12 mm. Very similar to B. dryadella and often only separable by dissection of the genitalia, however shape of fascia is straight or slightly inwards-bent in B. dryadella, but slightly outwards-bent and rarely straight in B. basaltinella (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2). Larva feeds on various mosses, living within a silken tube or tent.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
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Larval

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Hengistbury Head (SZ19)29-Jun-2013oneJeffes, Mike Adult
Southsea (SZ69)15-Aug-2013oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)12-Jul-2014oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)03-Jul-2015oneLangmaid, JohnAdult
Southsea (SZ69)17-Jun-2017oneLangmaid, JohnAdult

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