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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-mid Aug.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Sallow.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded190418831986
Year last recorded201420122014
Number of records1485
Number of individuals4134
Unique positions954
Unique locations754
Adult records1375
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 27 records from 16 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.146 Apotomis semifasciana 02
© Ian Marshall, 3 July 2014
49.146 Apotomis semifasciana 01
© Terry Box, 19 Jun 2012

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Records are thinly scattered in vice-counties 61 to 64 where it is recorded in small numbers.

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