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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: Mid Jun-mid Aug.

Forewing: 8-12mm.

Foodplant: Bluebell, Ox-eye Daisy.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19911945190420052010
Year last recorded19922011201220142011
Number of records281972
Number of individuals282892
Unique positions181542
Unique locations171541
Adult records281572
Immature records00200

For the county, we have a total of 38 records from 28 sites. First recorded in 1904.


49.047 Eana incanana 04
© David Ashton, 16 Jul 2015
49.047 Eana incanana 03 larva and spinning
© Dave Shenton
49.047 Eana incanana 02 larva
© Dave Shenton
49.047 Eana incanana 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Hagg Wood, Dunnington, reared 30.6.1991 ex. bluebell flowers, 24.7.1992 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 60, 2010: Widespread in the south of the county in woods with an understorey of bluebells, this moth has now been recorded in all Yorkshire vice-counties.
VC65. High Batts NR, 3.7.2010 gen. det. CHF (JCW, DMB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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