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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-Sep.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Water Dock spp, Loosestrife spp. and Knotgrass.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20062014197620052011
Year last recorded20142014201420112011
Number of records2711621
Number of individuals3111521
Unique positions71821
Unique locations71921
Adult records2711421
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 47 records from 20 sites. First recorded in 1976.


15.017 Calybites phasianipennella 05
© Ian Marshall, 28 Sep 2020
15.017 Calybites phasianipennella 04
© Andy Nunn
15.017 Calybites phasianipennella 03
© Ian Marshall, 9 Aug 2015
15.017 Calybites phasianipennella 02
© Dave Shenton
15.017 Calybites phasianipennella 01 f. quadruplella
© Dave Williamson

Species Account

Argus 50, 2005:
VC64. Bishop Monkton, 21.8.2005 (D&DB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 52, 2006:
VC61. Spurn, 16.9.2006 det. HEB (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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