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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Apr-Jun.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Bitter Vetch and Bush Vetch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19861986198218831883
Year last recorded20142013201420142014
Number of records1652766
Number of individuals20337522
Unique positions1252166
Unique locations1251866
Adult records1652755
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 60 records from 47 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1251 Grapholita jungiella 03
© Charlie Streets, 17 Apr 2014
1251 Grapholita jungiella 02
© Damian Money
1251 Grapholita jungiella 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and locally common throughout all five vice-counties.

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