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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: Most in Jul, recorded throughout the year, hibernates.

Forewing: 4.5-5.5mm.

Foodplant: Willowherbs spp.

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:

 VC9Region
Year first recorded18771877
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records101202
Number of individuals56112
Unique positions3774
Unique locations3570
Adult records91182
Immature records36

For the region, we have a total of 202 records from 70 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1877.
 

Photos


0893 Mompha epilobiella 02
© Paul Harris
0893 Mompha epilobiella 01
© Tom Morris

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