Main: (Gelechiidae / Anacampsinae)
35.020 [B&F: 0856] Anarsia spartiella (Schrank, 1802)

 

Notes: Local on heathland, downland and waste ground throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire locally common in the south of the county, with the few records in the north-east at Yately, Bramshott and Ludshott Commons and in the Deadwater Valley. On the Isle of Wight, the only record since 1975, when found on Tennyson Down, is from Cranmore in 2004. Wingspan 12-15 mm. The female has long, exposed labial palps, which protrude conspicuously from the labial scale tufts. Larva feeds on shoots of Gorse, Broom and Dyer's Greenweed, living within a spinning.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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