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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Aug-Sep.

Forewing: 8-9mm.

Foodplant: Wild Rose.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded199520052003
Year last recorded201420052005
Number of records512
Number of individuals5114
Unique positions211
Unique locations211
Adult records512
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 8 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1995.


1179 Epiblema incarnatana 02
© Charles Fletcher, 19 Aug 2005
1179 Epiblema incarnatana 01
© Charles Fletcher, 19 Aug 2005

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, 14.8.1995 det. HEB (BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. High Batts NR, ca. 10 on 8.8.2003 (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 50, 2005:
VC64. Ellington Banks MoD, 12.8.2005 (CHF, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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