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National Status: Nb

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

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Regional breakdown:

 VC63
Year first recorded1900
Year last recorded1900
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records0
Immature records1

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1900.
 

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Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC63. Near Dunford Bridge, one case in 1900 by G. Rose (Porritt, 1901).

VC64. Recorded as occurring by HNM (AME).

2013 (CHF): There have been no more records in the county and we still do not know the origin of the record which appears as a VC64 dot on the map in MBGBI Vol 2. This is a species of moorland where the larvae construct a case coated longitudinally with heather fragments. It is usually low down and difficult to spot. It is quite possible that this species still exists in the west of the county.
 

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