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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Extinct

Local Status: Very rare, no recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 3-4.5mm.

Foodplant: Detritus.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded19461946
Number of records714
Number of individuals00
Unique positions714
Unique locations714
Adult records12
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 14 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0201 Tenaga nigripunctella 02
© Jack Oughton
0201 Tenaga nigripunctella 01
© Joseph Oughton

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