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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Sep.

Forewing: 8-12mm.

Foodplant: Various fruit and deciduous trees.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19481997197519722000
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records1909492414628294
Number of individuals43108435861675608
Unique positions84741146918
Unique locations86731056416
Adult records1902491410605294
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 3737 records from 344 sites. First recorded in 1948.


49.026 Pandemis heparana 03 ex pupa on willow
© Derek Parkinson
49.026 Pandemis heparana 02
© Ian Marshall, 22 Jul 2008
49.026 Pandemis heparana 01
© Alan Draper

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and common throughout all five vice-counties.

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