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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: Jun-Oct.

Forewing: 5.5-8mm.

Foodplant: Sallow and Poplar.

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 recorded188520001885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records11426280
Number of individuals17131404
Unique positions7411170
Unique locations626136
Adult records10323252
Immature records012

For the region, we have a total of 280 records from 136 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


1138 Epinotia nisella 02
© Paul Harris
1138 Epinotia nisella 01
© Tom Morris

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