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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late May-early Aug.

Forewing: 4.5-6mm.

Foodplant: Common Restharrow.

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 recorded18911891
Year last recorded20082008
Number of records1836
Number of individuals48
Unique positions1632
Unique locations1530
Adult records816
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 36 records from 30 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


1220 Cydia microgrammana 02
© Jack Oughton
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© Debra Saunders

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