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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Adventive

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Dried fruit.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1925
Year last recorded1925
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1925.


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Species Account

Similar species: Nationally, one of six very similar species of Ephestia, requiring dissection of the genitalia, with most wild-caught individuals being E. parasitella, with the other five species favouring warehouses.


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