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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 5-8mm.

Foodplant: Wood-rush spp.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19501859188320041883
Year last recorded20152014201020132011
Number of records720672
Number of individuals762731
Unique positions712642
Unique locations79642
Adult records718471
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 42 records from 28 sites. First recorded in 1859.


19.003 Glyphipterix fuscoviridella 02
© Ian Andrews
19.003 Glyphipterix fuscoviridella 01
© Charlie Streets, 21 May 2008

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from all five vice-counties, it is widespread and fairly common in vice-counties 61, 62 and 63 with occasional records from vice-counties 64 and 65.

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