Species Account

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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 7-8mm.

Foodplant: Poplar and Sallow.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19831859188318831883
Year last recorded20142013201420142014
Number of records14839266
Number of individuals10643436
Unique positions9716104
Unique locations9818104
Adult records14637255
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 93 records from 49 sites. First recorded in 1859.


36.001 Batrachedra praeangusta 05
© Andy Nunn
36.001 Batrachedra praeangusta 04
© Terry Box, 6 Aug 2016
36.001 Batrachedra praeangusta 03
© Dave Shenton
36.001 Batrachedra praeangusta 02
© Damian Money
36.001 Batrachedra praeangusta 01
© Charlie Streets, 29 Jun 2006

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded and fairly common throughout all five vice-counties.

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