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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Privet

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041883188318832000
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records74534449932084
Number of individuals1208698751895117
Unique positions6031634510
Unique locations6331624310
Adult records74234249430684
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 1992 records from 209 sites. First recorded in 1883.


0994 Clepsis consimilana 03
© Andy Nunn
0994 Clepsis consimilana 02
© Paul Kipling 27th June 2010
0994 Clepsis consimilana 01
© Alan Miller

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and very common throughout vice-counties 61 to 64, unrecorded in VC65.

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