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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Yarrow and Tansy.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1948200818831883
Year last recorded2012201320122013
Number of records85104
Number of individuals65161
Unique positions3383
Unique locations4383
Adult records8583
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 27 records from 18 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1273 Dichrorampha petiverella 02
© Dave Williamson 14th June 2012 (gen. det. Harry Beaumont)
1273 Dichrorampha petiverella 01
© Dave Williamson 14th June 2012 (gen. det. Harry Beaumont)

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely but thinly distributed in small numbers with records from vice-counties 61 to 64.

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