Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.092 [B&F: 0793] Mirificarma lentiginosella (Zeller, 1839)

 

Nationally scarce (Na) on heathland and downland in parts of southern England, with records north to Lancashire. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight formerly known from several localities in all three vice-counties, but in recent years only from Botley Wood, Need Ore and Portsmouth / Hayling Island, all in the south of the county. Wingspan 12-17 mm. Larva feeds on Dyer's Greenweed, living between shoots spun together with silk.

Flightime guide
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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
VC10 Isle of Wight
Shalfleet (SZ48)1900-Fassnidge, WAdult
Cranmore (SZ38)1900-Blair, Dr K.G.Adult
Parkhurst Forest (SZ49)01-Aug-1935-Wakely, SAdult
Gurnard (SZ49)1969-Emmet, AMAdult
Newtown NNR (SZ49)23-Jun-2013threeBeavan, SD; Heckford, RJLarval
Newtown Ranges (SZ49)19-May-2014-Langmaid, JR; Young, MR; Biggs, DTLarval
Jersey Camp (SZ49)19-Aug-2015twoMerrifield, IAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Botley Wood (SU50)27-Jun-1981-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Botley Wood (SU50)12-Jun-1983-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Botley Wood (SU51)07-Jun-1984-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PHLarval
North Solent NNR (SZ49)1985-Anon-
North Solent NNR (SZ49)05-Jun-1985-Langmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Sterling, DHLarval
Botley Wood (SU51)03-Jun-1991oneLangmaid, JR; Dickson, RJLarval
Botley Wood (SU50)03-Jun-1991oneDickson, RJLarval spinning
North Solent NNR (SZ49)04-Jun-1991-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Hoare, RJBLarval
North Solent NNR (SZ49)02-Jun-1992-Langmaid, JR; Agassiz, DJL; Emmet, AMLarval
Stoke, Hayling (SU70)05-Jun-1999-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, PH; Dickson, RJLarval
Stoke, Hayling (SU70)25-May-2001-Langmaid, JR; Elliott, BLarval
Stoke, Hayling (SU70)30-Aug-2002twoLangmaid, JR; Elliott, BAdult
Stoke, Hayling (SU70)23-Aug-2003-Langmaid, JR; Elliott, BAdult
Chandlers Ford (SU42)2009-Elliott, BAdult
Stoke, Hayling (SU70)08-Jun-2010twoLangmaid, JR; Elliott, B; Phillips, JWLarval
Portsmouth (SU60)09-Aug-2013oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Stoke, Hayling (SU70)20-May-2014oneLangmaid, JR; Young, MR, Young, JELarval
Park Shore, Beaulieu (SZ49)28-May-2014-Elliott, BLarval spinning

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