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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-Oct.

Forewing: 10mm.

Foodplant: Alder.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2011200418831883
Year last recorded2014200420132006
Number of records3354
Number of individuals3342
Unique positions3253
Unique locations3253
Adult records3322
Immature records0001

For the county, we have a total of 15 records from 13 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.288 Epinotia sordidana 01
© Andrew Cockroft

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Records are thinly scattered in vice-counties 62 to 64, it is generally uncommon.

Argus 63, 2011:
VC61. Kilnsea, 23.9.2011 (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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