Appendix A: (Crambidae / Spilomelinae)
63.0524 [B&F: 1412] Sceliodes laisalis (Walker, 1859)


Suspected rare immigrant, or perhaps accidentally imported, from Africa. First recorded at Hampton, Middlesex in September 1973. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 20-34 mm. Larva feeds on Tomato, causing sufficient damage to be a serious pest in some areas; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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