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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Jul-Sep.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Kidney Vetch, and other herbaceous plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19861859199020052004
Year last recorded20142011200520122013
Number of records1257225
Number of individuals2288227
Unique positions107212
Unique locations107212
Adult records1255225
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 141 records from 22 sites. First recorded in 1859.


35.010 Aproaerema anthyllidella 01
© Ian Marshall, 10 Aug 2013

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded thinly throughout vice-counties 61 to 63, sometimes locally fairly common.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Nosterfield NR., 11.8.2004 (CHF, JCW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 50, 2005:
VC64. Ellington Banks MoD, 12.8.2005 det. HEB (CHF, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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