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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-early Aug.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Gorse, Broom.

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:

 VC9VC11Region
Year first recorded187619981876
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records1138242
Number of individuals3079632
Unique positions766164
Unique locations516114
Adult records1028220
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 242 records from 114 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1876.
 

Photos


0856 Anarsia spartiella 01
© Tom Morris

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