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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Gorse, Broom.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64
Year first recorded1904186819832003
Year last recorded2013186819952003
Number of records7131
Number of individuals6060
Unique positions4121
Unique locations4121
Adult records7131
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 12 records from 8 sites. First recorded in 1868.
 

Photos


0856 Anarsia spartiella 03
© Ian Marshall, 13 July 2015
0856 Anarsia spartiella 02
© Ian Marshall, 5 July 2010
0856 Anarsia spartiella 01
© Ian Marshall, 5 July 2010

Species Account


Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC64. Askham Bog, 4.7.2003 det. HEB (EDC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
 

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