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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Willow spp.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19631942188319622003
Year last recorded19971949201320122003
Number of records52441
Number of individuals00341
Unique positions51431
Unique locations31431
Adult records52231
Immature records00110

For the county, we have a total of 16 records from 12 sites. First recorded in 1883.


35.101 Gelechia sororculella 01
© Ian Marshall, 30 Jun 2020

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Thinly recorded throughout vice-counties 61 to 64, most frequently in the south of VC63 but seldom common.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Foxglove Covert, Catterick, 1.8.2003 det. HEB (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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