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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Mosses.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041996188318831883
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records937648587581361
Number of individuals22361827219620651252
Unique positions7770738331
Unique locations7369667930
Adult records936648584566360
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 3114 records from 317 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1338 Dipleurina lacustrata 03
© Tony Moverley 2nd Sept 2013
1338 Dipleurina lacustrata 02
© Paul Kipling, 30 Jul 2010
1338 Dipleurina lacustrata 01
© Alan Draper

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Thinly recorded, usually in small numbers, in all five vice-counties.

Beaumont, 2002: Has increased considerably since 1989 and is now recorded widely and fairly commonly throughout the County.

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