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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Sep.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Flower and seed-heads of various foodplants, including Teasel, Ribwort Plantain, Betony and Yellow Ratlle.

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 recorded188419941884
Year last recorded201020062010
Number of records5114130
Number of individuals3717108
Unique positions37788
Unique locations34782
Adult records321288
Immature records204

For the region, we have a total of 130 records from 82 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1884.


1099 Endothenia marginana 02 larvae inspected
© Jack Oughton
1099 Endothenia marginana 01
© Tom Morris

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