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National Status: Nationally Scarce B

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

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

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Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1859
Year last recorded1868
Number of records2
Number of individuals0
Unique positions2
Unique locations2
Adult records2
Immature records0

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


35.055 Metzneria aestivella 02 larva in Carline Thistle
© Dave Shenton
35.055 Metzneria aestivella 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough (Wilkinson, 1868); York (Stainton, 1859b).

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