Main: (Pyralidae / Phycitinae)
62.020 [B&F: 1451a] Etiella zinckenella (Treitschke, 1832)

 

A very rare immigrant from southern Europe, appearing occasionally in southern England, where a total of six individuals have been recorded to date; recorded twice in v.c.11, at Warsash, Hampshire on 1 October 1990 and at Christchurch, Dorset on 10 August 1995, and once in v.c.12 at Weston Colley on 5 October 2010. Wingspan 22-26mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds in the pods of various Leguminosae; there is no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Warsash (SU40)01-Oct-1990onePotts, PMAdult
Christchurch (SZ19)11-Aug-1995oneJeffes, MAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Weston Colley (SU53)05-Oct-2010oneGreen, DGAdult

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