Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Gelechiidae   Checklist Number: 35.040

Bryotropha terrella   [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775

Cinerous Groundling

Three spots on the wings are helpful characters but these are not always obvious in fresh specimens and can be confused with Bryotropha desertella. A rare species to be found in dry grass areas in June and July