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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Bracken.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded201019841987
Year last recorded201420131987
Number of records461
Number of individuals5141
Unique positions361
Unique locations361
Adult records461
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1984.


35.065 Monochroa cytisella 04
© Terry Box, 12 Jul 2020
35.065 Monochroa cytisella 03
© Andy Nunn
35.065 Monochroa cytisella 02
© Ian Marshall, 12 Jul 2013
35.065 Monochroa cytisella 01
© Ian Marshall, 12 Jul 2013

Species Account

Argus 60, 2010:
VC61. North Cliffe Wood, 9.7.2010 (MCo). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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