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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare coastal resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late May-mid Aug.

Forewing: 5-6.5mm.

Foodplant: Coastal plants such as Annual Sea-blite, Goosefoot spp, Orache spp., Sea-purslane.

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 recorded199220051992
Year last recorded200820052008
Number of records318
Number of individuals216
Unique positions318
Unique locations318
Adult records216
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 8 records from 8 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1992.


0815 Scrobipalpa nitentella 01 on Atriplex
© Jenny Seawright
0815 Scrobipalpa nitentella 02 on Atriplex
© Jenny Seawright
0815 Scrobipalpa nitentella 03 on Atriplex
© Jenny Seawright

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