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National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Sheep's Sorrell.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19851859188319762011
Year last recorded19852003201420052012
Number of records14634
Number of individuals124115
Unique positions14631
Unique locations14621
Adult records12434
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 18 records from 14 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Similar species: 0732 Eulamprotes unicolorella.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Porritt (1907) states that this species is 'widely distributed and often abundant'. There are numerous records from vice-counties 62 and 63 where it is sometimes fairly common but it is unrecorded in the three remaining Yorkshire vice-counties.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC64. Malham Tarn, 13-20.6.1997 (MRY). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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