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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid May-Jul.

Forewing: 6-7.5mm.

Foodplant: Birch, Alder and Goat Willow.

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 recorded196120011961
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records33678
Number of individuals1039224
Unique positions30366
Unique locations25356
Adult records32676
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 78 records from 56 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1961.


1135 Epinotia demarniana 02
© David Foot
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© Tom Morris

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