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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: A few Apr-May, most Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Bog-myrtle and heather.

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 recorded187719931877
Year last recorded200920062009
Number of records953196
Number of individuals2132430
Unique positions783162
Unique locations493104
Adult records761154
Immature records204

For the region, we have a total of 196 records from 104 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1877.


0974 Argyrotaenia ljungiana 02
© Tom Morris
0974 Argyrotaenia ljungiana 01
© Chris Manley, 24 Jul 2007

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