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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 8-11mm.

Foodplant: Wild and Cultivated Rose.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19521883188318831883
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records65721937528669
Number of individuals91937051957494
Unique positions5342626111
Unique locations544259599
Adult records65521836726768
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 1606 records from 223 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1174 Epiblema cynosbatella 03
© Andy Nunn
1174 Epiblema cynosbatella 02
© Terry Box
1174 Epiblema cynosbatella 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common throughout all five vice-counties.

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