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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Teasel.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19491951188320052012
Year last recorded20142012201520142012
Number of records23223131
Number of individuals54427332
Unique positions722161
Unique locations922061
Adult records192650
Immature records401681

For the county, we have a total of 62 records from 38 sites. First recorded in 1883.
 

Photos


1097 Endothenia gentianaeana 08
© David Ashton, 22 May 2016
1097 Endothenia gentianaeana 07 larva in teasel
© Andy Nunn
1097 Endothenia gentianaeana 06 larva in teasel
© Dave Shenton
1097 Endothenia gentianaeana 05 ex larva in teasel
© Dave Shenton
1097 Endothenia gentianaeana 04
© Derek Parkinson
1097 Endothenia gentianaeana 03
© Derek Parkinson
1097 Endothenia gentianaeana 02
© Derek Parkinson
1097 Endothenia gentianaeana 01
© Charles Fletcher, 31 May 2009

Species Account


Argus 50, 2005:
VC64. Sharow, 11.7.2005 (JCW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
 

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