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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: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Hawthorn and Blackthorn.

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 recorded187019981870
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records16213350
Number of individuals29013606
Unique positions934194
Unique locations794166
Adult records15213330
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 350 records from 166 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1870.


1115  Ancylis achatana  04
© Gillian Nash, 13 June 2020
1115 Ancylis achatana 03
© Gillian Nash, June 2014
1115 Ancylis achatana 02
© Debra Saunders
1115 Ancylis achatana 01
© Tom Morris

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