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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Sep.

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: White Willow, Goat Willow, Aspen, Black Poplar.

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 recorded188519981885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records6051222
Number of individuals6054228
Unique positions5014128
Unique locations4712118
Adult records5250204
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 222 records from 118 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


1086 Hedya salicella 03
© David Foot
1086 Hedya salicella 02
© Paul Harris
1086 Hedya salicella 01
© Tom Morris

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