Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.087 [B&F: 0798] Neofriseria peliella (Treitschke, 1835)


Vulnerable (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) on shingle beaches in parts of south-eastern England, notably in Kent. There are no records from our area - two submissions for east Dorset (VC11) were in error. Wingspan 13-16 mm. The most likely confusion species is N. singula which has the black spots at two-fifths vertically one above the other; in N. peliella the lower spot is usually slightly basad of the upper spot; N. singula has a dusting of dull yellowish white scales on the more greyish fuscous-tinged forewing, making it paler than N. peliella (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2). Larva feeds on Sheep's Sorrel, living within a silken tube or tent.

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Detail records

VC11 South Hampshire
Sandy Point LNR (SZ79)04-Jul-2015-Phillips, JWAdult
Sandy Point LNR (SZ79)04-Jul-2015-Phillips, JW et alAdult

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