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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 12-13mm.

Foodplant: Wavy Hair-grass.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded194618681895
Year last recorded201419562014
Number of records2234
Number of individuals21155
Unique positions2227
Unique locations228
Adult records2234
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 38 records from 12 sites. First recorded in 1868.


63.087 Crambus hamella 04
© Ian Marshall, 13 Aug 2014
63.087 Crambus hamella 03
© Dave Williamson
63.087 Crambus hamella 02
© Dave Williamson
63.087 Crambus hamella 01
© Dave Williamson

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