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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Larch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19921996199320042001
Year last recorded20142014201220132014
Number of records132871413
Number of individuals84481417
Unique positions917786
Unique locations915796
Adult records132871313
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 75 records from 46 sites. First recorded in 1992.


49.021 Ptycholomoides aeriferana 05
© Andy Nunn
49.021 Ptycholomoides aeriferana 04
© Terry Box, 7 Jul 2017
49.021 Ptycholomoides aeriferana 03
© Charles Fletcher
49.021 Ptycholomoides aeriferana 02
© Charles Fletcher, 1 Aug 2001
49.021 Ptycholomoides aeriferana 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. 8.7.1992 det. HEB (PAC); South Cave, 14 & 20.7.1994 det. HEB (DBC); Hornsea, 22.8.1996 (ASE). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
VC62. Silpho Forest, 18.8.1996 (ASE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC63. Eccleshall Wood, 3.7.1993; Roche Abbey, 29.7.1994 (HEB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04: Now recorded thinly from all five vice-counties.
VC64. Ellington Banks, 21.7.2004 (CF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 1.8.2001, 28.7.2002 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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