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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB1

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mar-Apr.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Lichens.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1985
Year last recorded1985
Number of records1
Number of individuals0
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1985.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC63. Thorne Moors, 31.3.1985, several moths seen on sap covered birch stump by M. Limbert (Beaumont, 1985a). The only other British records are from Hampshire, Worcestershire, Kent and the Channel Islands.

2013 (CHF): There have been no further records of this species. The larval cases are very similar to those made by other species and adults should be bred through.

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