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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Water Mint, Gypsywort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded195019991999
Year last recorded201420112012
Number of records776
Number of individuals12710
Unique positions632
Unique locations732
Adult records776
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 20 records from 12 sites. First recorded in 1950.


49.101 Phalonidia manniana 04
© Ian Marshall, 26 Jul 2014
49.101 Phalonidia manniana 03
© Dave Shenton
49.101 Phalonidia manniana 02
© Charles Fletcher, 8 Jul 2009
49.101 Phalonidia manniana 01
© Charles Fletcher, 8 Jul 2009

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Skipwith Common, late August 1992 det. D.H. Stering (A.H. Dobson).
VC63. Potteric Carr, 29.5.1999 det. HEB (ASE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 56, 2008:
VC64. Staveley NR, 23.7.2008 gen. det. HEB (CHF, JCW, RE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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