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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: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Birch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041883188318831883
Year last recorded19041883201419891883
Number of records121821
Number of individuals001910
Unique positions121221
Unique locations121121
Adult records001310
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 24 records from 17 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.152 Apotomis sororculana 02
© Dave Williamson (gen. det. H.E. Beaumont)
49.152 Apotomis sororculana 01
© Dave Williamson (gen. det. H.E. Beaumont)

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widely distributed and sometimes fairly common with records from all five vice-counties.

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