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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 7-9.5mm.

Foodplant: Bracket fungus on dead wood.

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 recorded188919971889
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records3420108
Number of individuals262092
Unique positions26664
Unique locations25662
Adult records282096
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 108 records from 62 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


0224 Triaxomera parasitella 02
© David Foot
0224 Triaxomera parasitella 01
© Tom Morris

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