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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Norway Spruce.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041986188318781883
Year last recorded19042012201020122014
Number of records115595
Number of individuals091137
Unique positions111563
Unique locations110563
Adult records015364
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 35 records from 25 sites. First recorded in 1878.


49.252 Epinotia tedella 04
© Terry Box, 26 May 2018
49.252 Epinotia tedella 03
© Terry Box, 1 Jul 2017
49.252 Epinotia tedella 02
© Ian Marshall, 10 Jul 2015
49.252 Epinotia tedella 01
© Ian Marshall, 10 Jul 2015

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and common among spruce throughout all five vice-counties.

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