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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Devil's-bit Scabious and Small Scabious.

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:

 VC9Region
Year first recorded18651865
Year last recorded19981998
Number of records816
Number of individuals36
Unique positions612
Unique locations714
Adult records12
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 16 records from 14 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1865.
 

Photos


0145 Nemophora minimella 01
© Jenny Seawright

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