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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Sep.

Forewing: 8-9mm.

Foodplant: Acer spp, particularly Field Maple.

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 recorded189119991891
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records6610152
Number of individuals6110142
Unique positions38382
Unique locations37278
Adult records5610132
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 152 records from 78 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


0462 Ypsolopha sequella 04
© Paul Harris
0462 Ypsolopha sequella 02
© Dave Shenton
0462 Ypsolopha sequella 01
© Richard Lambert
0462 Ypsolopha sequella 03
© David Kingman

Species Account

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