Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.105 [B&F: 0806] Gelechia nigra (Haworth, 1828)

 

Nationally scarce (Na) in woodland and river-banks in parts of southern England, with records north to Yorkshire and west to Somerset, Worcestershire and Cornwall (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2). In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight there are a few records from the south of the county and on the Island, mostly of larvae found on Populus spp., but as yet there are none from the north of the county. Wingspan 13-18 mm. Larva feeds on Aspen, White Poplar and Grey Poplar.

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC8 Wiltshire (Hants county)
West Park (SU11)08-May-2002-Green, DGLarval
VC10 Isle of Wight
Bouldnor (SZ39)1900-Blair, Dr K.G.Larval
Calbourne (SZ48)04-Jul-1987-Hancock, EFLarval
VC11 South Hampshire
Hilsea, Portsmouth (SU60)29-May-1983-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Hilsea, Portsmouth (SU60)31-May-1984-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Lower Test Marshes NR (SU31)13-May-2000oneLangmaid, JR; Elliott, BLarval
Southsea (SZ69)15-Jul-2000oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Cosham (SU60)10-Jul-2007oneJennings, TJAdult
Winchester (SU42)06-Jul-2018oneWalker, THAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Martyr Worthy (SU53)21-Jul-1969oneFfennell, DWHAdult

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