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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB3

Local Status: Very rare and very local migrant/wanderer.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Sea Aster.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2004
Year last recorded2004
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 2004.


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Species Account

Similar species: 1193 Eucosma tripoliana shares coastal habitat and food-plant.

Argus 47, pub. 2001-04:
VC61. Spurn, 28.5.2004 (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (HEB, 2011): A saltmarsh moth recorded in south-east England north to Norfolk. A single record from Spurn (VC61) in 2004 probably represents a wanderer from further south.

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