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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Bramble, Dewberry, Cloudberry and Raspberry.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1859188318831883
Year last recorded2003200418832002
Number of records4612
Number of individuals0401
Unique positions4612
Unique locations4612
Adult records4612
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 13 records from 13 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local and uncommon.

2013 (CHF): A very local species of woodland with few recent records. The larvae probably feed on bramble.

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