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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Heaths spp. and Birch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded199719951987
Year last recorded201119952013
Number of records524
Number of individuals2015
Unique positions312
Unique locations411
Adult records524
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1987.


49.202 Ancylis uncella 03
© Andy Nunn
49.202 Ancylis uncella 02
© Dave Williamson
49.202 Ancylis uncella 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Allerthorpe Common, 14.5.1997 det. HEB (ASE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC62. Jugger Howe Beck, several 23 & 28.5.1995 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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