Main: (Gelechiidae / Anomologinae)
35.039 [B&F: 0788] Bryotropha politella (Stainton, 1851)

 

Local on moorland throughout the British Isles; local and rare in the south, more common in Wales, northern England and especially Scotland. In Hampshire, recorded twice, at Leckford in July 1985 and at Broughton Down in June 2003. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Claims from Hampshire and the Isle of Wight need to be confirmed by dissection of the genitalia. Wingspan male 12-16 mm, female 13-15 mm. Larva feeds on various mosses, living within a silken tube or tent.

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Broughton Down (SU23)24-Jun-2003-Elliott, Brian Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Leckford Estate (SU33)07-Jul-1985oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PHAdult

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