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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Water Plantain.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19942012
Year last recorded20132012
Number of records81
Number of individuals71
Unique positions71
Unique locations71
Adult records41
Immature records40

For the county, we have a total of 9 records from 8 sites. First recorded in 1994.


49.108 Gynnidomorpha alismana 02
© Terry Box, 27 Jun 2012
49.108 Gynnidomorpha alismana 01
© Terry Box, 27 Jun 2012

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Rushby Moor, Askern, larvae in stems of water plantain, 28.10.1994, pupae 23.4.1995, moths reared; West Malton, 8.8.1999 (HEB). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

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