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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: White Bryony.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1904188318832004
Year last recorded1998201420142015
Number of records3513610
Number of individuals2483311
Unique positions315101
Unique locations314101
Adult records3513610
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 100 records from 28 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.095 Phtheochroa rugosana 02
© Dave Shenton
49.095 Phtheochroa rugosana 01
© Charles Fletcher, 29 Apr 2010

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local and seldom common.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 31.5.2004 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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