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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB3

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

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 7-8mm.

Foodplant: Red Currant, Black Currant and Gooseberry.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18591883
Year last recorded18591883
Number of records11
Number of individuals00
Unique positions11
Unique locations11
Adult records11
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough (Stainton, 1859b).
VC63. Huddersfield by PI (Porritt, 1883-86).

2013 (CHF): A rare and declining species with only two historic 19th century records in the county. A moth of woodland and gardens where the larvae feed on currants and gooseberries.

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