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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade G adult, 3 larvae   See here for explanation

Flight time:


Foodplant: Various Clovers.

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 recorded20102010
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records36
Number of individuals36
Unique positions12
Unique locations12
Adult records36
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 6 records from 2 sites. Earliest record on file is in 2010.


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Species Account

Similar species: 0517 Coleophora alcyonipennella with which it has been confused over the years and can only be separated by gen. det..

For information on genitalia determination refer to Lepidoptera Dissection Group 2013 website for female.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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