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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Various trees and shrubs, including Hawthorn, Hazel, Poplar and 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 recorded194619931946
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records19114410
Number of individuals565151160
Unique positions1229262
Unique locations987210
Adult records18011382
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 410 records from 210 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1946.


1169 Gypsonoma dealbana 02 larval feeding signs on Oak
© Dave Shenton
1169 Gypsonoma dealbana 01
© Tom Morris

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