Species Account

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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 3-4mm.

Foodplant: Grass Cocksfoot.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19501859188319811883
Year last recorded20142014201420142015
Number of records207651047213
Number of individuals18201178147934079
Unique positions492471348
Unique locations512669338
Adult records207631017112
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 461 records from 187 sites. First recorded in 1859.
 

Photos


0391 Glyphipterix simpliciella 03
© Andy Nunn
0391 Glyphipterix simpliciella 02
© Dave Shenton
0391 Glyphipterix simpliciella 01
© Dave Williamson 25th May 2011

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and common to abundant moth in all five vice-counties.
 

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