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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Many different deciduous trees and plants.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64VC65
Year first recorded19472000198219732008
Year last recorded20142011201420142013
Number of records1321655263
Number of individuals1732361993
Unique positions201235193
Unique locations221235163
Adult records1311654263
Immature records10100

For the county, we have a total of 232 records from 88 sites. First recorded in 1947.
 

Photos


1087 Orthotaenia undulana 03
© Andy Nunn
1087 Orthotaenia undulana 02
© Ian Marshall, 27 June 2012
1087 Orthotaenia undulana 01
© Terry Box, 10 Jun 2011

Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common with records from all five vice-counties.
 

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