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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: A wide range of deciduous trees and shrubs.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19491883188318832000
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records2056033147584
Number of individuals257704801074123
Unique positions5239896110
Unique locations5241835810
Adult records2055932645184
Immature records00010

For the county, we have a total of 1155 records from 244 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.024 Pandemis corylana 03 larva on Alder buckthorn
© Derek Parkinson
49.024 Pandemis corylana 02
© Ian Marshall, 2 Aug 2011
49.024 Pandemis corylana 01
© Alan Draper

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and fairly common, recorded from all five vice-counties.

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