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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 4-7mm.

Foodplant: Great Wood-rush.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1962
Year last recorded1962
Number of records1
Number of individuals2
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1962.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Forge Valley, 7.6.1962 'I photographed one of two moths believed to be sylvaticella' (Uften, 1966).

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