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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Aug.

Forewing: 10mm.

Foodplant: Various grasses.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19471996198219041997
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records1151176296345119
Number of individuals2495928536910244
Unique positions1047911314735
Unique locations1037210414528
Adult records1150176295331119
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 2087 records from 452 sites. First recorded in 1904.


63.086 Crambus lathoniellus 02
© Tony Moverley, 26 May 2018
63.086 Crambus lathionellus 01
© Charles Fletcher, 17 Jun 2001

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common throughout all five vice-counties.

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