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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 4-5.5mm.

Foodplant: Mugwort.

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 recorded193920051939
Year last recorded200920052009
Number of records4110
Number of individuals318
Unique positions4110
Unique locations4110
Adult records114
Immature records204

For the region, we have a total of 10 records from 10 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1939.
 

Photos


0577 Coleophora artemisicolella 01 larval case on Mugwort
© Dave Shenton

Species Account


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