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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Apr-Jun.

Forewing: 5.5-7mm.

Foodplant: Blackthorn.

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 recorded188519991885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records1776366
Number of individuals1976406
Unique positions775164
Unique locations635136
Adult records1666344
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 366 records from 136 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0436 Pseudoswammerdamia combinella 03
© Paul Harris
0436 Pseudoswammerdamia combinella 02
© Mike Hetherington 15.4.15
0436 Pseudoswammerdamia combinella 01
© Tom Morris

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