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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Uncommon and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Several generations(?), mid Apr-Aug.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Cherry trees.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19971883188319812003
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records544868795
Number of individuals674985905
Unique positions151014261
Unique locations151014251
Adult records524866785
Immature records10000

For the county, we have a total of 254 records from 65 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1216 Enarmonia formosana 07
© Terry Box
1216 Enarmonia formosana 06
© Terry Box, 11 Jul 2014
1216 Enarmonia formosana (Cherry Bark Moth) 05 pupal exuvia
© Andy Nunn
1216 Enarmonia formosana (Cherry Bark Moth) 04 larval frass
© Andy Nunn
1216 Enarmonia formosana (Cherry Bark Moth) 03
© Andy Nunn
1216 Enarmonia formosana 02
© Charles Fletcher, 6 Jun 2004
1216 Enarmonia formosana 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Bridlington, 2.8.1997 (ASE, KAB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers 23.6.2003 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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