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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 10mm.

Foodplant: Fungus on dead Birch and burnt gorse.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded199620132004
Year last recorded199620132013
Number of records213
Number of individuals213
Unique positions212
Unique locations212
Adult records213
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1996.


62.039 Apomyelois bistriatella 03
© Terry Box
62.039 Apomyelois bistriatella 02
© Terry Box
62.039 Apomyelois bistriatella 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Skipwith Common, 3.9.1996 (Beaumont, 1997). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC63. Wintersett Country Park, 7.8.2004 det. HEB (PSm). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 69, 2013:
VC62. Skelton, 14.7.2013 gen. det. HEB (DM). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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