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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: Late Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 8.5-10.5mm.

Foodplant: Birch, Hazel and Sallow.

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 recorded190519981905
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records4421130
Number of individuals9123228
Unique positions36684
Unique locations31674
Adult records3821118
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 130 records from 74 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1905.


1155 Epinotia brunnichana 01 ex larva
© Dave Shenton

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