Gelechiidae : Anacampsinae
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Neofaculta ericetella
Heather Grey

(Geyer, 1832)797 / 35.017
=Heather Sober*

Norfolk status
Heathland and gardens where Heather grown.

The adults are attracted to light, but can also be disturbed from the foodplant during the day.
Most commonly recorded in areas where Heather is abundant such as Dersingham Bog, Roydon Common and Buxton Heath.

[MBGBI vol4.2 p220]

Recorded in 29 (39%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Date#VC10kGeneral Area
10/05/2024127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
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Wingspan: 13-18mm.
Flight: April - June
Foodplant:   Heather, Bell Heather, Cross-leaved Heath
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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