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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Wild Rose.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded189719041966
Year last recorded201420141966
Number of records231
Number of individuals321
Unique positions231
Unique locations231
Adult records231
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1897.


1180 Epiblema tetragonana 01
© Dave Williamson

Species Account

Similar species: 1184 Epiblema scutulana, 1184a E. cirsiana, 1185 E. cnicicolana, 1186 E. sticticana.

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