Main: (Gelechiidae / Gelechiinae)
35.131 [B&F: 0829] Caryocolum marmorea (Haworth, 1828)


Nationally scarce (Nb) on sandy coasts, occasionally inland, throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight recorded from the coastal sandhills of St Helens on the Isle of Wight, and on Hayling Island, with occasional single specimens elsewhere on the coast (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2). Wingspan 9.5-12 mm. Lightly marked forms are distinctive. Darker forms might be confused with C. fraternella (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2). Larva feeds on Common Mouse-ear and Little Mouse-ear, living within a silken tube or tent.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

VC10 Isle of Wight
St Helens (SZ68)1884-IWNHSAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Browndown (SZ59)14-Jun-1974tenDickson, RJAdult
Browndown (SZ59)24-Jun-1975-Palmer, RAdult
Southsea (SZ69)08-Sep-1987oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Sandy Point LNR (SZ79)29-Jul-1991oneDickson, RJAdult
Sandy Point LNR (SZ79)29-Jul-1991oneLangmaid, JR; Dickson, RJ; Durnell, PR-
Southsea (SZ69)29-Sep-1994oneLangmaid, JRAdult
Hengistbury Head (SZ19)09-Sep-2000oneJeffes, MAdult
Hengistbury Head (SZ19)30-Jun-2001oneJeffes, MAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)25-Aug-2001oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Browndown (SZ59)19-Jun-2002oneOpie, MAdult
Browndown (SZ59)12-Jun-2009oneDickson, RJAdult
Browndown (SZ59)26-Jun-2009oneDavis, AMAdult
Hengistbury Head (SZ19)29-Jun-2013-Jeffes, MAdult
Southsea (SZ69)15-Jul-2015oneLangmaid, JRAdult

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