Species Account

Select species and region:



Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late May-early Aug.

Forewing: 3.5-5.5mm.

Foodplant: Mosses.

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 recorded188520031885
Year last recorded201020032010
Number of records571116
Number of individuals931188
Unique positions40182
Unique locations28158
Adult records501102
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 116 records from 58 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0782 Bryotropha senectella 01
© Tom Morris

Species Account

to be written...

See background to species accounts.  Index of Vernacular names - Search - Random Species