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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Sea-aster.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1949
Year last recorded2014
Number of records159
Number of individuals284
Unique positions13
Unique locations15
Adult records159
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 159 records from 15 sites. First recorded in 1949.


1193 Eucosma tripoliana 01
© Barry Spence, 19 Jul 2005

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