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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6.5-7mm.

Foodplant: Honeysuckle.

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 recorded188520011885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records548124
Number of individuals698154
Unique positions39384
Unique locations37380
Adult records507114
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 124 records from 80 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0762 Athrips mouffetella 03
© Jack Oughton
0762 Athrips mouffetella 02
© Paul Harris
0762 Athrips mouffetella 01
© Tom Morris

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