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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Abundant and widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jul, Aug-Sep.

Forewing: 8-9mm.

Foodplant: Herbaceous plants.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19471986197719722000
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records459488711091394621
Number of individuals128662463226039381786
Unique positions14613320514632
Unique locations13913219413525
Adult records458288611021340621
Immature records11310

For the county, we have a total of 8605 records from 625 sites. First recorded in 1947.
 

Photos


1076 Celypha lacunana 07
© Andy Nunn
1076 Celypha lacunana 06 larva
© Andy Nunn
1076 Celypha lacunana 05
© Dave Shenton
1076 Celypha lacunana 04
© Terry Box, 27 Jun 2012
1076 Celypha lacunana 03
© Paul Kipling 11th June 2010
1076 Celypha lacunana 02
© Paul Kipling 11th June 2010
1076 Celypha lacunana 01
© Alan Draper

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and abundant throughout all five vice-counties.
 

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