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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: 11-12mm.

Foodplant: Common Fleabane and Ploughman's Spikenard.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831883188319042014
Year last recorded20142014198320132014
Number of records478541
Number of individuals645331
Unique positions258441
Unique locations268441
Adult records446231
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 65 records from 43 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1385 Ebulea crocealis 03
© Andy Nunn
1385 Ebulea crocealis 02
© Damian Money
1385 Ebulea crocealis 01
© John Edwards

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded and often locally common in vice-counties 61 to 64, unrecorded in VC65.

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