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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 3-5mm.

Foodplant: Tufted Hair-grass, Blue Moor-grass.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded20082008
Number of records2040
Number of individuals60120
Unique positions1734
Unique locations1632
Adult records1020
Immature records36

For the region, we have a total of 40 records from 32 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0630 Biselachista albidella 01 adult
© Jack Oughton

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