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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, late May-Jun, Jul-Sep.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Wild Angelica and Ground-elder.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20072012199919992009
Year last recorded20132012201420132009
Number of records5225411
Number of individuals52241841
Unique positions4211101
Unique locations421191
Adult records5224411
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 74 records from 27 sites. First recorded in 1999.


0481 Epermenia falciformis 03
© Terry Box, 31 May 2017
0481 Epermenia falciformis 02
© Terry Box, 18 Aug 2012
0481 Epermenia falciformis 01
© Charles Fletcher, 7 Jun 2004

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Wintersett Country Park, two 10.6.1999, 11.6.1999, 7.8.1999, 8.8.1999 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC64. Askham Bog, May 1999 (JOHS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 50, 2005: First recorded in the county in 1999 this moth has now been recorded at a number of localities in vice-counties 63 & 64 in some of which it is well established.

Argus 54, 2007:
VC61. Spurn NNR, 13.9.2007 (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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