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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-early Oct.

Forewing: 5.5-7mm.

Foodplant: Plums, Sloes, Cherry and Blackthorn.

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 recorded189820091898
Year last recorded201020092010
Number of records831168
Number of individuals1101222
Unique positions42186
Unique locations34170
Adult records811164
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 168 records from 70 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1898.


1247 Grapholita funebrana 03
© Dave Shenton
1247 Grapholita funebrana 02 larva inside plum
© Dave Shenton
1247 Grapholita funebrana 01
© Tom Morris

Species Account

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