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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: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Stitchwort and Common Mouse-ear

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19851883186119772001
Year last recorded20122014199420052013
Number of records1653212
Number of individuals1341219
Unique positions55325
Unique locations54324
Adult records1641212
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 38 records from 18 sites. First recorded in 1861.


35.132 Caryocolum fraternella 02
© Ian Marshall, 30 Jul 2012
35.132 Caryocolum fraternella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 20 Jul 2001

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Records are widely but thinly scattered across the County in vice-counties 61 to 64, unrecorded in VC65.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC65. Low Row, 2.8.1995 det. HEB (TMW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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