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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May, Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: St. John's-wort.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded20121859188318832012
Year last recorded20122010201120132012
Number of records141251
Number of individuals121261
Unique positions14931
Unique locations13931
Adult records12741
Immature records00200

For the county, we have a total of 23 records from 17 sites. First recorded in 1859.
 

Photos


0297 Eucalybites auroguttella 02 leaf fold on Hypericum
© Dave Shenton
0297 Eucalybites auroguttella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 21 Jul 2004

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Locally fairly common among St John's-wort, there are records from all vice-counties except VC61.
 

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