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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 6-10mm.

Foodplant: Foodstuffs, grain, detritis and decaying matter.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded201118591975
Year last recorded201219171975
Number of records221
Number of individuals111
Unique positions221
Unique locations221
Adult records221
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: The VC63 records were made before the separation of H. ditella (Pierce, Metcalfe & Diakonoff).

Argus 63, 2011: There are two old records which were made before the separation of H. ditella (Fabr.) and which cannot now be confirmed. The only previous confirmed record is from VC63 in 1975.
61. Thorp Hall park, 18.6.2011 gen. det. HEB (ASE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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