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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Wood-rush spp.

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 recorded188519991885
Year last recorded200920102010
Number of records3815106
Number of individuals227185824
Unique positions36684
Unique locations31572
Adult records221574
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 106 records from 72 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0396 Glyphipterix fuscoviridella 02
© Jenny Seawright
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© Jenny Seawright

Species Account

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