Species Account

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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid May-Aug.

Forewing: 10-13mm.

Foodplant: Various grasses.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19041883188318831965
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records2838216519034
Number of individuals94721030176756
Unique positions5940657714
Unique locations5633587212
Adult records2827916318634
Immature records02000

For the county, we have a total of 754 records from 231 sites. First recorded in 1883.
 

Photos


1294 Crambus pascuella 03
© David & Paul Ashton, 11th July 2014
1294 Crambus pascuella 02
© Andy Nunn
1294 Crambus pascuella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 6 Jul 2001

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common in all five vice-counties.
 

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