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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB2

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

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 8-9mm.

Foodplant: Leaf-litter.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1904
Year last recorded1904
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1904.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This species was added to the British list in 1948 (Bland, 1984) when specimens from central Scotland and western Ireland were identified as the present species and not N. pilella (Denis & Schiffermuller) as previously thought. The following is presently the only English record.

VC63. Wadworth, 2.6.1904 by LSB (Beaumont, 1985b). The specimen had stood in Brady's collection as N. pilella (Denis & Schiffermuller) and was listed as such by Skidmore (1973).

2013 (CHF): There have been no further records of this species in England though it does occur in Scotland and western Ireland.

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