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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, a few Apr-May and mainly Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 7mm.

Foodplant: Feeds on Sedum telephium and cultivated varieties.

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 recorded187120061871
Year last recorded200920062009
Number of records27156
Number of individuals22146
Unique positions16134
Unique locations17136
Adult records24150
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 56 records from 36 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1871.


0431 Yponomeuta sedella 03
© Julian Francis
0431 Yponomeuta sedella 02
© Debra Saunders
0431 Yponomeuta sedella 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

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