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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Dried leaves and plant matter.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61
Year first recorded2011
Year last recorded2011
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 2011.
 

Photos


1474 Ephestia parasitella 01
© Ian Marshall, 17 May 2011

Species Account


Argus 63, 2011: Previously occurring north to East Anglia, this moth has recently been recorded in Lincolnshire so its arrival in Yorkshire was anticipated.
VC61. North Ferriby, 17.5.2011 gen. det. HEB (IM). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
 

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