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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: Odd records Jun-Nov, most mid Jul-Sep.

Forewing: 6-7.5mm.

Foodplant: Birch, 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 recorded187019931870
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records7133208
Number of individuals28848672
Unique positions5712138
Unique locations507114
Adult records6431190
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 208 records from 114 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1870.


1134 Epinotia ramella 02 f. costana
© Jenny Seawright
1134 Epinotia ramella 01
© Jenny Seawright

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