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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Oak, also Birch and Blackthorn.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded188920021889
Year last recorded201020092010
Number of records26460
Number of individuals24456
Unique positions23250
Unique locations21246
Adult records18342
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 60 records from 46 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


1106 Lobesia reliquana 02
© David Foot
1106 Lobesia reliquana 01
© Chris Manley, 24 Jun 2006

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