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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB2

Local Status: Rare and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Heather spp., and heath spp. on sandy heaths.

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 recorded200820002008
Number of records10326
Number of individuals4518
Unique positions10326
Unique locations8322
Adult records102
Immature records6216

For the region, we have a total of 26 records from 22 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0917 Scythris empetrella 02 larval tube
© Chris Manley, 30 Apr 2006
0917 Scythris empetrella 01
© Chris Manley, 17 Jun 2006

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