Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.095 [B&F: 0791] Chionodes distinctella (Zeller, 1839)


Nationally scarce (Na) on dry sandy areas in England and Wales, with a few isolated populations in Scotland and Ireland. Known in the past from the New Forest, Hayling Island and the Itchen Valley in Hampshire, but with no recent records. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 14-15 mm. Larva feeds within roots of various grasses.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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