Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Very rare, no recent record.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Foodplant: Not proved to breed in Britain.
|Year first recorded||1884||1884|
|Year last recorded||1946||1946|
|Number of records||2||4|
|Number of individuals||2||4|
For the region, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1884.
Davey, P., 2020: Breckland Plume Crombrugghia distans: A very rare species restricted to the Breck district in East Anglia and a few coastal localities in Kent, the larva feeding mainly on smooth hawk’s-beard Crepis capillaris and reported on mouse-ear hawkweed Pilosella officinarum. In Dorset, there are just two historic records for this species, one from Parley in 1946 (Scarsdale-Brown, S. C.), and a second from Studland in 1884 (Bankes, E. R.), both localities potentially hosting the foodplants and thus this Plume species.