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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-early Sep.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: 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 recorded198020021980
Year last recorded201020052010
Number of records29466
Number of individuals5115132
Unique positions24354
Unique locations18342
Adult records23454
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 66 records from 42 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1980.


1098 Enthodenia oblongana 02 (conf. PSterling)
© Gillian Nash, 25 June 2020
1098 Enthodenia oblongana 01 (conf. P.Sterling)
© Gillian Nash, 24 June 2020

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