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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: Jun-Sep.

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: Marsh Woundwort and Spear Mint.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19631907190720042000
Year last recorded20142010201420132010
Number of records3448104
Number of individuals3736264
Unique positions84821
Unique locations94821
Adult records3437104
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 60 records from 24 sites. First recorded in 1907.


1104 Endothenia quadrimaculana 03
© Andy Nunn
1104 Endothenia quadrimaculana 02
© Terry Box, 27 Jun 2012
1104 Endothenia quadrimaculana 01
© John Edwards

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Thinly distributed across the County with records from all five vice-counties. Most frequent in VC63 but even so most records are of a single specimen.

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