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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Blackthorn.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041859198419041883
Year last recorded20142014200920142014
Number of records171751010
Number of individuals17155910
Unique positions1114583
Unique locations914583
Adult records1614599
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 59 records from 39 sites. First recorded in 1859.


16.014 Pseudoswammerdamia combinella 02
© Terry Box
16.014 Pseudoswammerdamia combinella 01
© Charles Fletcher, 20 May 2001

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local with scattered records from all five vice-counties, most frequently in VC62.

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