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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Sallow and Poplar.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1904185918831883
Year last recorded2013188320142008
Number of records52172
Number of individuals40131
Unique positions52152
Unique locations52152
Adult records4081
Immature records0060

For the county, we have a total of 26 records from 24 sites. First recorded in 1859.


35.011 Anacampsis populella 02 ex larva on aspen
© Andy Nunn
35.011 Anacampsis populella 01
© Charlie Streets, 23 Jun 2010

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely distributed and fairly common throughout vice-counties 61 to 64, unrecorded in VC65.

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