Gelechiidae : Anacampsinae
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Neofaculta ericetella
Heather Sober

(Geyer, 1832)797 / 35.017

Common resident of heathland, heathy woodland and moorland.

Calluna vulgaris, Erica spp. with larva feeding in spun shoots from September to March.

Recorded in 56 (40%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 13-18mm.
Flight: April - June
Foodplant:   Heather, Bell Heather, Cross-leaved Heath
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/202011VC40 - ShropshireSO49
06/08/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO49
31/07/20203VC40 - ShropshireSO77
31/05/20203VC37 - WorcestershireSO88
21/05/20202VC40 - ShropshireSO49
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