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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: May-Jul.

Forewing: 4.5-6.5mm.

Foodplant: 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 recorded188519981885
Year last recorded200920042009
Number of records25356
Number of individuals27360
Unique positions23250
Unique locations23250
Adult records19344
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 56 records from 50 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


1132 Epinotia subocellana 03
© Jack Oughton
1132 Epinotia subocellana 02
© David Foot
1132 Epinotia subocellana 01
© Jenny Seawright

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