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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

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

Forewing: 7.5-9mm.

Foodplant: Hemlock.

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 recorded188920001889
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records12515280
Number of individuals12015270
Unique positions643134
Unique locations543114
Adult records11315256
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 280 records from 114 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


0695 Agonopterix alstromeriana 02
© Julian Francis
0695 Agonopterix alstromeriana 01
© Tom Morris

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