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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare, mainly coastal resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Sep, overwintering to Apr-May.

Forewing: 6-7.5mm.

Foodplant: Wild Carrot.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded20082008
Number of records3162
Number of individuals144288
Unique positions2244
Unique locations1530
Adult records2040
Immature records36

For the region, we have a total of 62 records from 30 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0716 Agonopterix rotundella 03
© Julian Francis
0716 Agonopterix rotundella 02
© Debra Saunders
0716 Agonopterix rotundella 01
© Martin Cade, 11 Apr 2009

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