Main: (Gelechiidae / Anomologinae)
35.068 [B&F: 0738] Monochroa tetragonella (Stainton, 1885)

 

Notes: Endangered (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) in saltmarshes in widely separated localities in Dorset, Essex, Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Co. Durham and Glamorgan (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2). Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-11 mm. One of several similar, rather nondescript gelechiids, which can only be reliably identified by dissection of the genitalia. Larva feeds within stems and leaves of Sea-milkwort.

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