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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Uncommon and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Perennial sow-thistle.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded1949188319772001
Year last recorded2014201420132013
Number of records22714102
Number of individuals29713152
Unique positions221142
Unique locations221142
Adult records22714102
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 253 records from 39 sites. First recorded in 1883.
 

Photos


1202 Eucosma obumbratana 06
© Andy Nunn
1202 Eucosma obumbratana 05
© Damian Money
1202 Eucosma obumbratana 04
© B R Spence, 17 Aug 2012
1202 Eucosma obumbratana 02
© Terry Box, 24 Jul 2012
1202 Eucosma obumbratana 01
© Terry Box, 24 Jul 2012
1202 Eucosma obumbratana 03
© Ian Marshall, 22 July 2012

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local and uncommon.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC65. Low Row, 18.8.1995 det. HEB (TMW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
 

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