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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Broom.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1978
Year last recorded2003
Number of records6
Number of individuals8
Unique positions4
Unique locations4
Adult records6
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1978.


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Species Account

Similar species: 0688 Agonopterix heracliana or 0692 Agonopterix subpropinquella, 0703 Agonopterix atomella, and examination of genitalia is advised.


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