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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Jul-mid Sep.

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Common Knapweed.

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 recorded188520011885
Year last recorded201020012010
Number of records1162236
Number of individuals23016492
Unique positions622128
Unique locations45294
Adult records1072218
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 236 records from 94 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0936 Cochylimorpha straminea 02
© Paul Harris
0936 Cochylimorpha straminea 01
© Tom Morris

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