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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20021868188318792002
Year last recorded20142014201420142013
Number of records658402214
Number of individuals756612314
Unique positions23818132
Unique locations23818132
Adult records657392214
Immature records01100

For the county, we have a total of 149 records from 64 sites. First recorded in 1868.


62.038 Acrobasis consociella 06
© Terry Box, 21 Jul 2018
62.038 Acrobasis consociella 05 larval feeding signs
© Dave Shenton
62.038 Acrobasis consociella 04 larva and spinning
© Dave Shenton
62.038 Acrobasis consociella 03 reared ex larva
© Dave Shenton
62.038 Acrobasis consociella 02
© Ian Marshall, 29 July 2012
62.038 Acrobasis consociella 01
© Ian Marshall, 29 July 2012

Species Account

Argus 47, 2001-04: Recently re-appearing in the county after a long absence, this moth has shown a welcome increase in records during the past three years.
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 31.7.2002, 20.7.2003 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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