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National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local adventive.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Several generations, May-Oct.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Azalea and Rhododendron.

Regional breakdown:

 VC63
Year first recorded2000
Year last recorded2014
Number of records15
Number of individuals35
Unique positions3
Unique locations3
Adult records15
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 15 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 2000.
 

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Species Account


Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Rossington, 9.9.2000 (RIH). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (HEB, 2011): A native of eastern Asia that has been introduced to Europe with imported Azalea and Rhododendron species. First found at Rossington (VC63) in 2000 with further moths in 2005.
 

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