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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Tree-mallow.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19992010
Year last recorded20142010
Number of records41
Number of individuals41
Unique positions41
Unique locations41
Adult records41
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1999.


1157 Crocidosema plebejana 02
© Ian Marshall, 17 Aug 2012
1157 Crocidosema plebejana 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Kilnsea, 14.10.1999 (BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 60, 2010:
VC62. Skelton, 24.7.2010 conf. (gen. det.) HEB (DM). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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