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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 10-11mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1992186818831883
Year last recorded2014201120142014
Number of records74354
Number of individuals72192
Unique positions74174
Unique locations74164
Adult records74354
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 50 records from 31 sites. First recorded in 1868.


62.034 Acrobasis repandana 03
© Ian Marshall, 16 July 2014
62.034 Acrobasis repandana 02
© Ian Marshall, 16 July 2014
62.034 Acrobasis repandana 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Not recorded in the County during the past hundred years.

Beaumont, 2002: This moth has recently been rediscovered at several localities in the county, there had been no record for over one hundred years.
VC61. Cottingham, 5.7.1992 det. HEB (PAC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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