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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Beech.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20051883199620022001
Year last recorded20142014201320122011
Number of records56712118
Number of individuals696231120
Unique positions117964
Unique locations117764
Adult records56712108
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 94 records from 35 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1259 Cydia fagiglandana 05
© Damian Money
1259 Cydia fagiglandana 04
© Andy Nunn
1259 Cydia fagiglandana 03
© Damian Money
1259 Cydia fagiglandana 02
© Charles Fletcher, 16 Jul 2001
1259 Cydia fagiglandana 01
© Terry Box

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A single record which Bradley, Tremewan and Smith (1979) regarded as unconfirmed.

Beaumont, 2002: There was previously only an unconfirmed record from Scarborough in the mid-nineteenth century. Since 1996 there have been a number of records in the south of the County where it is evidently resident.
VC63. Gibbing Greave Wood, several to MV light 19.7.1996; Maltby Far Common, 2.7.1999; Anston Stones Wood, 16 & 30.7.1999; Bowden Housteads Wood, several 23.7.1999 (HEB). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 16.7 & 17.8.2001; Magdalen Wood, 14.7.2004 (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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