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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: Common Mouse-ear.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded196318591883
Year last recorded201220131883
Number of records331
Number of individuals320
Unique positions231
Unique locations231
Adult records331
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 7 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1859.


35.079 Eulamprotes wilkella 03
© Ian Marshall, 28 Jun 2015
35.079 Eulamprotes wilkella 02
© Barry Warrington
35.079 Eulamprotes wilkella 01
© Barry Warrington

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Spurn, July 1963 (HNM).
VC62. Redcar (Stainton, 1859b).
VC63. Rossington by WW (Porritt, 1883-86).

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