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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB1

Local Status: Rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: White Willow, Crack Willow.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19481858
Year last recorded19481950
Number of records14
Number of individuals02
Unique positions14
Unique locations14
Adult records13
Immature records01

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1858.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Allerthorpe, 5.9.1948 (AS coll.).
VC62. York, several taken on trunk of willow tree by J.D.L. Preston (Stainton, 1858b); Scarborough, 'larva on willows' (Wilkinson, 1868); Warthill, 7.8.1946 by AS (Dearing, 1947); Strensall, 9.8.1950 (AS col.).

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