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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid May-Jun.

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: Marsh Woundwort, Hedge Woundwort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded193619171883
Year last recorded201420132013
Number of records7512
Number of individuals747
Unique positions4512
Unique locations4512
Adult records7510
Immature records002

For the county, we have a total of 24 records from 21 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1102 Endothenia nigricostana 04
© Terry Box, 26 May 2018
1102 Endthenia nigricostana 04
© Dave Shenton
1102 Endothenia nigricostana 03
© David Ashton, 8 Jul 2015
1102 Endothenia nigricostana 02
© Damian Money
1102 Endothenia nigricostana 01
© Dave Williamson

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