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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Wide range of herbaceous plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19831883188318831883
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records99391293631
Number of individuals65471695442
Unique positions4022612115
Unique locations3422582011
Adult records98371223430
Immature records10300

For the county, we have a total of 334 records from 145 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.051 Cnephasia asseclana 01 gen.det.
© Charlie Streets, 15 Jun 2012

Species Account

Similar species: Similar to some specimens of 1020 Grey Tortrix Cnephasia stephensiana and 1022 Cnephasia pasiuana. Genitalia dissection required.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and abundant with many records from all five vice-counties.

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