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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Mosses.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19521859200119892002
Year last recorded20141883201319892013
Number of records3831314
Number of individuals3311614
Unique positions93812
Unique locations102812
Adult records3811314
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 59 records from 23 sites. First recorded in 1859.


35.046 Bryotropha senectella 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded widely in VC62 and thinly in VC61 and the southern part of VC63.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC64. Austwick, 19.7.1989 det. J.D. Parrack (PC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 29.7.2002 det. HEB (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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