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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: 3-4mm.

Foodplant: Various grasses.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19451868
Year last recorded19451868
Number of records11
Number of individuals10
Unique positions11
Unique locations11
Adult records11
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1868.


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Species Account

Similar species: 0631 Cosmiotes freyerella, 0632 Cosmiotes consortella.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded regularly and fairly commonly in Pennine districts of VC63 around Huddersfield, Holmfirth, Langsett, Penistone and Skelmanthorpe and also less frequently in vice-counties 62 and 65.

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