Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.102 [B&F: 0803] Gelechia muscosella Zeller, 1839


Rare (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) in marshes, fens, river-banks and other damp areas. In recent years, it has been recorded only from Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, Dungeness and Whitstable, east Kent and at Blacktofts Sands Nature Reserve, south-west Yorkshire in 1998. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 12-17 mm. Larva feeds on catkins of Sallow.

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