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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6.5-8.5mm.

Foodplant: Common Ragwort.

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 recorded201020092010
Number of records14821338
Number of individuals22225494
Unique positions919200
Unique locations698154
Adult records13619310
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 338 records from 154 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


1197 Eucosma campoliliana 04
© Paul Harris
1197 Eucosma campoliliana 03
© Dave Foot
1197 Eucosma campoliliana 02
© Jamie McMillan
1197 Eucosma campoliliana 01
© Tom Morris

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