Species Account

Select species and region:



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: Jun. Possible very small second generation Aug-Sep.

Forewing: 7mm.

Foodplant: Hawthorn, Blackthorn and Cherry.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded190418831883
Year last recorded201420121976
Number of records863
Number of individuals673
Unique positions762
Unique locations762
Adult records742
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 17 records from 15 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.042 Neosphaleroptera nubilana 01
© Mike Coverdale, 07 July 2015

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Thinly distributed in vice-counties 61 to 64, occasionally reported to be fairly common but more usually encountered as single specimens.

See background to species accounts.  Index of Vernacular names - Search - Random Species