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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 5.5-7.5mm.

Foodplant: A pest species, of pods of Pea, Sweet Pea and Common Vetch.

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 recorded188520101885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records47196
Number of individuals4811118
Unique positions36174
Unique locations35172
Adult records30060
Immature records216

For the region, we have a total of 96 records from 72 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


1257 Cydia nigricana (Pea Moth) 02
© Julian Francis
1257 Cydia nigricana 01
© Jenny Seawright

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