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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: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Elm, occasionally Field Maple.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19831904188318831883
Year last recorded20142012201420132013
Number of records82429112
Number of individuals126241241
Unique positions9421102
Unique locations9422102
Adult records8212491
Immature records01310

For the county, we have a total of 128 records from 47 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1150 Epinotia abbreviana 06
© Andy Nunn
1150 Epinotia abbreviana 05 larval feeding signs
© Dave Shenton
1150 Epinotia abbreviana 04
© Charlie Streets, June 8th 2014.
1150 Epinotia abbreviana 03 reared ex larva on Elm
© Dave Shenton
1150 Epinotia abbreviana 02
© Ian Marshall, 26 June 2011
1150 Epinotia abbreviana 01
© Ian Marshall, 24 June 2011

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common, recorded from all five vice-counties.

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