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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Ragwort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041883188319752002
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records39757805230
Number of individuals642591007875
Unique positions292636168
Unique locations312236166
Adult records39655764330
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 616 records from 111 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.269 Eucosma campoliliana 04
© Andy Nunn
49.269 Eucosma campoliliana 03
© Andy Nunn
49.269 Eucosma campoliliana 02
© John Edwards
49.269 Eucosma campoliliana 01
© Ian Marshall, 10 June 2008

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and sometimes fairly common in vice-counties 61 to 64, unrecorded in VC65.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 5.7.2003 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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