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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Recorded all months, two generations, Apr-Jun, and Jul-Oct.

Forewing: 5.5-9mm.

Foodplant: Household detritus, dried goods, cereals and grain.

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 recorded195920041959
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records21135492
Number of individuals29048676
Unique positions797172
Unique locations737160
Adult records20535480
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 492 records from 160 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1959.


0648 Endrosis sarcitrella 03
© Paul Harris
0648 Endrosis sarcitrella 02 larvae
© Jack Oughton
0648 Endrosis sarcitrella 01
© Tom Morris

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