Species Account

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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Lungwort and Comfrey spp.

Regional breakdown:

 VC62VC64VC65
Year first recorded192020051859
Year last recorded201120132015
Number of records45911
Number of individuals411619
Unique positions465
Unique locations464
Adult records45910
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 74 records from 14 sites. First recorded in 1859.
 

Photos


0719 Ethmia quadrillella 05
© Terry Box, 12 May 2017
0719 Ethmia quadrillella 04
© Dave Shenton
0719 Ethmia quadrillella 03
© Jill Warwick
0719 Ethmia quadrillella 02
© Charlie Fletcher
0719 Ethmia quadrillella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 10 May 2002

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local and uncommon.

Argus 50, pub. 2005:
VC64. Sharow, 10 & 11.6.2005 (JCW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


 

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