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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-mid Aug.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Rose, Apple.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041929200018842010
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records79309124
Number of individuals885410114
Unique positions2111673
Unique locations2011772
Adult records79309114
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 134 records from 47 sites. First recorded in 1884.


49.158 Hedya ochroleucana 02
© Andy Nunn
49.158 Hedya ochroleucana 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Rossington, 21.7.2000 (RIH). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 60, 2010:
VC65. Nosterfield NR, 28.6.2010 (CHF, JCW, RE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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