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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-mid Jun.

Forewing: 5-8mm.

Foodplant: Various plants including vetches.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1985186819841995
Year last recorded2009201320132003
Number of records726265
Number of individuals2109661
Unique positions515182
Unique locations516172
Adult records726265
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 64 records from 40 sites. First recorded in 1868.


49.351 Grapholita lunulana 02
© Damian Money
49.351 Grapholita lunulana 01
© Charlie Streets, 14 May 2009

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC64. Drax, 26.5.1995 (EDC); Brayton Barff, 9.6.1995 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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