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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Bilberry.

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 recorded188920081889
Year last recorded201020082010
Number of records46194
Number of individuals631128
Unique positions41184
Unique locations34170
Adult records36174
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 94 records from 70 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


0131 Incurvaria oehlmanniella 02
© Jenny Seawright
0131 Incurvaria oehlmanniella 01
© Tom Morris

Species Account

Similar species: 0130 Incurvaria masculella.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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