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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: Mid May-mid Aug.

Forewing: 4.5-5.5mm.

Foodplant: A variety of shrubs and trees, especially Hawthorn 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 recorded188520021885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records606132
Number of individuals506112
Unique positions39282
Unique locations38280
Adult records516114
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 132 records from 80 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0765 Teleiodes vulgella 02
© Paul Harris
0765 Teleiodes vulgella 01
© Tom Morris

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