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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Oct, overwinters to following Spring.

Forewing: 8.5-11mm.

Foodplant: Gorse, Greenweed.

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 records446100
Number of individuals32472
Unique positions34272
Unique locations32268
Adult records32676
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 100 records from 68 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0705 Agonopterix umbellana 02
© Martin Cade, 22 Oct 2008
0705 Agonopterix umbellana 01
© Gordon Hopkins

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