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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Wild Rose, Cultivated Rose.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1904200919041972
Year last recorded2014200920142014
Number of records6611125
Number of individuals72112357
Unique positions20158
Unique locations21158
Adult records6511025
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 103 records from 35 sites. First recorded in 1904.


1177 Epiblema rosaecolana 02
© Charlie Streets, May 19th 2014.
1177 Epiblema rosaecolana 01
© Ian Marshall, 29 June 2011

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widespread but only thinly distributed in vice-counties 61 to 64.

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