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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Common and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Oct.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Sallow and Poplar.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19911883188318831883
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records1324315610221
Number of individuals1696638124254
Unique positions352537269
Unique locations352538269
Adult records132421549720
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 454 records from 133 sites. First recorded in 1883.
 

Photos


1138 Epinotia nisella 07
© Andy Nunn
1138 Epinotia nisella 06
© Terry Box, 10 Aug 2012
1138 Epinotia nisella 05
© Terry Box, 10 Aug 2012
1138 Epinotia nisella 04
© Terry Box, 10 Aug 2012
1138 Epinotia nisella 03
© Damian Money
1138 Epinotia nisella 02
© Ian Marshall, 7 Aug 2010
1138 Epinotia nisella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 18 Aug 2001

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and fairly common but unrecorded in VC61, f. cinereana (Haworth) is recorded only from VC62 Middlesborough district, 1912 by TAL (Porritt, 1913), 12.8.1916, among aspens (Morley, 1917).

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Rabbit Warren Wood, Dunnington, 18.8.1991 (MRB); Skipwith Common, 3.9.1996 (HEB); Allerthorpe Common, 11.9.1996 (PQW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
 

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