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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Decaying vegetable matter.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20081995
Year last recorded20082014
Number of records122
Number of individuals128
Unique positions17
Unique locations17
Adult records122
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 23 records from 8 sites. First recorded in 1995.


27.003 Oegoconia deauratella 01 (gen. det. - male)
© Dave Williamson

Species Account

Similar species: 0870 Oegoconia quadripuncta, 0871a Oegoconia caradjai.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Rossington, 14.7.1995, 13 & 16.7.1997, 5.8.1998 and annually in small numbers (RIH). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

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