Species Account

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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Various trees and shrubs including Blackthorn, Hawthorn , Wild Cherry.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19521997198319722000
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records1369403625718351
Number of individuals266873812202077978
Unique positions9060959323
Unique locations8759908818
Adult records1368402623649350
Immature records01201

For the county, we have a total of 3466 records from 342 sites. First recorded in 1952.
 

Photos


1083 Hedya nubiferana 04
© Andy Nunn
1083 Hedya nubiferana 03
© Andy Nunn
1083 Hedya nubiferana 02
© Ian Marshall, 12 June 2007
1083 Hedya nubiferana 01
© Alan Draper

Species Account


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

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