Species Account

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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid May-Aug.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Various plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041883188318831883
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records65419736047781
Number of individuals1120264495975118
Unique positions6537875615
Unique locations6237885415
Adult records64319634844480
Immature records00710

For the county, we have a total of 1769 records from 256 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1010 Ditula angustiorana 04
© Terry Box, 30 Jul 2016
1010 Ditula angustiorana 03
© Andy Nunn
1010 Ditula angustiorana 02 reared ex larva on Hawthorn
© Dave Shenton
1010 Ditula angustiorana 01
© Charles Fletcher, 21 Jul 2001

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and recorded from all five vice-counties, usually in small numbers except in the south of the County where it is fairly common.

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