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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

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

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Buckthorn, Alder Buckthorn.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831878
Year last recorded18832014
Number of records14
Number of individuals02
Unique positions13
Unique locations13
Adult records14
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1878.


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Species Account

Similar species: 1120 Ancylis mitterbacheriana.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: No recent record.

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