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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 7mm.

Foodplant: Oxe-eye Daisy.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20002008198320142013
Year last recorded20002008201420142014
Number of records12612
Number of individuals0151012
Unique positions11411
Unique locations11411
Adult records12512
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 12 records from 8 sites. First recorded in 1983.


49.311 Dichrorampha aeratana 03 gen. det.
© Andy Nunn
49.311 Dichrorampha aeratana 02
© Dave Williamson (gen. det. H.E. Beaumont)
49.311 Dichrorampha aeratana 01
© Dave Williamson (gen. det. H.E. Beaumont)

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are scattered records from vice-counties 61 to 64, it is most frequently recorded in the southern part of VC63 where it is often common.

Argus 69, 2013: Infrequently recorded, mainly from the south of VC63.
VC65. Nosterfield LNR, 6.7.2013 gen. det. HEB (HEB, CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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