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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Greater Stitchwort.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded20072007
Number of records1020
Number of individuals12
Unique positions918
Unique locations1020
Adult records00
Immature records714

For the region, we have a total of 20 records from 20 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0834 Caryocolum tricolorella 03 larval spinnings
© Dave Shenton
0834 Caryocolum tricolorella 02 larva on Greater Stitchwort
© Dave Shenton
0834 Caryocolum tricolorella 01
© Tom Morris

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