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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Goat Willow.

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 recorded191719961917
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records7038216
Number of individuals11245314
Unique positions5110122
Unique locations41694
Adult records6838212
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 216 records from 94 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1917.


1094 Apotomis capreana 01
© Tom Morris

Species Account

Similar species: 1093 Apotomis betuletana and 1095 Apotomis sororculana.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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