Main: (Gelechiidae / Anacampsinae)
35.014 [B&F: 0860] Mesophleps silacella (Hübner, 1796)


Extinct in the British Isles. The most recent record was from Moulsecoomb, East Sussex, in 1906, before which it was found only in the Brighton area (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2). Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 13-18 mm. Larva feeds within seed capsules of Common Rock-rose.

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