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Ancylosis oblitella

(Zeller, 1848)1467 / 62.053

Davey, P., 2009: A species that has colonised the Thames estuary since 1955, otherwise a rare immigrant to southern and eastern England, the larva feeds on goosefoot (Chenopodium spp.). In Dorset, the moth was first reported in 1984, and more than forty were seen up to 2004. One hundred and sixty-eight examples were seen in the hot ‘easterly’ summer of 2006 between 26 June and 4 September. All records are from light traps: West Bexington, on 20 July 1996 (R Eden), Melbury Park, on 19 July 1996,... Read More

Additional Stats

Wingspan: 18-22 mm.
Flight: May and July - August.
Foodplant:   Goosefoot.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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