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35.035 Chrysoesthia drurella (Fabricius, 1775)
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forms a contorted gallery

Food Plant: Chenopodium (Goosefoot), Atriplex (Orache).

Mine: July - August, September

Pupa: On the ground in detritus

Notes: A broad, highly-contorted gallery with scattered greenish or blackish frass. The gallery sometimes fuses to form a false blotch.

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 746

Gelechiid Recording Scheme: http://www.gelechiid.co.uk/species/chrysoesthia-drurella

Data: Norfolk

Image:© Andy Musgrove

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