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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 7mm.

Foodplant: Ox-eye Daisy.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19981943188319872014
Year last recorded20142013201420142014
Number of records14524151
Number of individuals14525171
Unique positions951861
Unique locations951861
Adult records14524151
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 59 records from 39 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.320 Dichrorampha alpinana 05
© Andy Nunn
49.320 Dichrorampha alpinana 04
© Dave Williamson
49.320 Dichrorampha alpinana 03
© Dave Williamson
49.320 Dichrorampha alpinana 02
© Barry Spence, 17 Jun 2006
49.320 Dichrorampha alpinana 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, 3.7.1999 conf. HEB (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

VC63. recorded widely, especially in the south of the vice-county.

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