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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-mid Aug.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Hawthorn and Rowan.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19831859188319721883
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records4851408814671
Number of individuals861279121427150
Unique positions3716263115
Unique locations3816263014
Adult records4851388714270
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 930 records from 124 sites. First recorded in 1859.


16.020 Paraswammerdamia nebulella 02
© Andy Nunn
16.020 Paraswammerdamia nebulella 03
© Dave Shenton
16.020 Paraswammerdamia nebulella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 25 Jul 2001

Species Account

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

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