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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: Late Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Mugwort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19791993198020052001
Year last recorded20142012201420122007
Number of records1032822
Number of individuals3632922
Unique positions831911
Unique locations731911
Adult records1032822
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 45 records from 31 sites. First recorded in 1979.


1281 Dichrorampha simpliciana 02 gen. det. Charlie Fletcher
© Andy Nunn
1281 Dichrorampha simpliciana 01
© Dave Williamson (gen. det. H.E. Beaumont)

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC62. Dalby Forest, 29.8.1993 det. HEB (GBS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 50, 2005:
VC64. Ellington Banks MoD, 12.8.2005 det. HEB (CHF, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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