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Cryptoblabes gnidiella

(Millière, 1867)1434 / 62.0071

Davey, P., 2009: An adventives species to the UK, the larva is polyphagous, and infestation of fruits, including citrus and pomegranate, render it a pest species over some parts of its range. The moth occurs right across the Mediterranean region plus central and southern America.

In Dorset, the moth has been recorded once as a larva found in pomegranate: Bridport, on 1 October 2005; adult emerged on 22 November 2005 (M Parsons).

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