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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 11-13mm.

Foodplant: Elder.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041974188318831979
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records138630630132556
Number of individuals204144935746166
Unique positions734253547
Unique locations804254516
Adult records137430428331856
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 2374 records from 233 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1378 Anania coronata 02
© Andy Nunn
1378 Phlyctaenia coronata 03
© Nick Lawman
1378 Phlyctaenia coronata 01
© Ian Andrews

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and fairly common in the southern half of the County with many records from vice-counties 61, 63 and 64. Rather local in VC62 and unrecorded in VC65.

Beaumont, 2002: VC65. Baldersby St James, 21.7.1979 det. HEB (TAP); Hutton Conyers, 4.7-7.8.2000 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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