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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Wild and Cultivated Rose.

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 recorded18731873
Year last recorded20062006
Number of records2448
Number of individuals1734
Unique positions2142
Unique locations1938
Adult records714
Immature records714

For the region, we have a total of 48 records from 38 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1873.


0137 Lampronia morosa 01 netted on Dog Rose
© Dave Shenton

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