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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Greater Stitchwort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded185918831975
Year last recorded192219961975
Number of records522
Number of individuals011
Unique positions522
Unique locations522
Adult records522
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 9 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1859.


35.137 Caryocolum tricolorella 02 larval spinnings on Stitchwort
© Dave Shenton
35.137 Caryocolum tricolorella 01 larva on Greater Stitchwort
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Wath Wood, 9.8.1996 (HEB).

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