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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late May-Aug.

Forewing: 3.5-4mm.

Foodplant: False-brome.

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 recorded20102010
Number of records3468
Number of individuals50100
Unique positions2958
Unique locations2754
Adult records2142
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 68 records from 54 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0613 Elachista subocellea 02
© Jack Oughton
0613 Elachista subocellea 01
© Jack Oughton

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