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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: May-Aug.

Forewing: 3.5-5mm.

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 recorded191720011917
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records764160
Number of individuals713148
Unique positions29364
Unique locations28362
Adult records743154
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 160 records from 62 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1917.


0779 Bryotropha affinis 02
© Paul Harris
0779 Bryotropha affinis 01
© Tom Morris

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