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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mar-Sep.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Bramble, Raspberry.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1859188319991883
Year last recorded2010201419991883
Number of records91411
Number of individuals1910
Unique positions91311
Unique locations91311
Adult records8511
Immature records0800

For the county, we have a total of 25 records from 24 sites. First recorded in 1859.


0485 Schreckensteinia festaliella 02
© Terry Box, 16 Jun 2018
0485 Schreckensteinia festaliella 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local and uncommon.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC64. Askham Bog, 10.4.1999 (HEB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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