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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Arrowgrass spp.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19491897
Year last recorded20141897
Number of records361
Number of individuals450
Unique positions101
Unique locations111
Adult records361
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 37 records from 12 sites. First recorded in 1897.


49.105 Gynnidomorpha vectisana 03
© Ian Marshall, 14 Jul 2018
49.105 Gynnidomorpha vectisana 02
© Ian Marshall, 21 Aug 2015
49.105 Gynnidomorpha vectisana 01
© Ian Marshall, 26 Jul 2014

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widespread along the Humber Estuary, there is one inland record.

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