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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Sep.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Gorse.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19961859188318831883
Year last recorded20142012201420142014
Number of records811393727
Number of individuals79475738
Unique positions611261911
Unique locations511261811
Adult records87353426
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 122 records from 71 sites. First recorded in 1859.
 

Photos


0858 Hypatima rhomboidella 05
© David Ashton, 18 Aug 2016
0858 Hypatima rhomboidella 04
© Andy Nunn
0858 Hypatima rhomboidella 03
© Terry Box, 20 Aug 2012
0858 Hypatima rhomboidella 02
© Ian Marshall, 21 Aug 2010
0858 Hypatima rhomboidella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 23 Aug 2001

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded and often common with records from all five vice-counties.
 

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