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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late May-mid Aug.

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Wide range of herbaceous plants including Ox-eye Daisy, Buttercups and docks.

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 recorded198119991981
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records14715324
Number of individuals41315856
Unique positions905190
Unique locations805170
Adult records14014308
Immature records216

For the region, we have a total of 324 records from 170 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1981.


1021 Cnephasia asseclana 02 (conf. P.Sterling)
© Gillian Nash, 23 June 2020
1021 Cnephasia asseclana 01 (conf. P.Sterling)
© Gillian Nash, 23 June 2020

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