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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

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

Forewing: 8.5-10.5mm.

Foodplant: Willows and Sallows.

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 recorded188520001885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records8544258
Number of individuals8659290
Unique positions577128
Unique locations525114
Adult records7444236
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 258 records from 114 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0701 Agonopterix ocellana 02
© Julian Francis
0701 Agonopterix ocellana 01
© Tom Morris

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