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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: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 7.5-10mm.

Foodplant: Rose, Apple.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records55110
Number of individuals93186
Unique positions3876
Unique locations3366
Adult records4896
Immature records24

For the region, we have a total of 110 records from 66 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


1084 Hedya ochroleucana 02
© Will Bown
1084 Hedya ochroleucana 01
© Tom Morris

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