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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: Apr-Jun.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Hawthorn.

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 recorded188520001885
Year last recorded201020082010
Number of records488112
Number of individuals537120
Unique positions40692
Unique locations38688
Adult records31878
Immature records204

For the region, we have a total of 112 records from 88 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0130 Incurvaria masculella 03
© Paul Harris
0130 Incurvaria masculella 02 male
© Martin Cade, 11 May 2008
0130 Incurvaria masculella 01 female
© Tom Morris

Species Account

Similar species: 0129 Incurvaria pectinea.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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