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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: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Rowan and Whitebeam.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1859188319631883
Year last recorded2013199420141883
Number of records5372
Number of individuals3260
Unique positions5342
Unique locations5342
Adult records3171
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 17 records from 14 sites. First recorded in 1859.


0413 Argyresthia sorbiella 02
© Damian Money
0413 Argyresthia sorbiella 01
© Charles Fletcher 29 Jun 2012

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Locally fairly common in vice-counties 62 and 63, recorded sparsely in vice-counties 64 and 65 and unrecorded from VC61.

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