Main: (Gelechiidae / Anacampsinae)
35.014 [B&F: 0860] Mesophleps silacella (Hübner, 1796)

 

Notes: Extinct in the British Isles. The most recent record was from Moulsecoomb, East Sussex, in 1906, before which it was found only in the Brighton area (MBGBI Vol 4 part 2). Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 13-18 mm. Larva feeds within seed capsules of Common Rock-rose.

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