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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late Apr-Aug.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Various grasses.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19911859188319321916
Year last recorded20062009199219321916
Number of records48311
Number of individuals44201
Unique positions47311
Unique locations47311
Adult records48311
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 17 records from 16 sites. First recorded in 1859.


0631 Cosmiotes freyerella 01
© Charlie Streets. June 22nd 09.

Species Account

Similar species: 0632 Cosmiotes consortella, 0633 Cosmiotes stabilella.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Scamston Park, 8.6.1981 (HEB); Fulford Ings, York, 25.5.1991; Pocklington, 15.7.1994 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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