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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 10-11mm.

Foodplant: Only recently described, the moss Mnium hornum.

Regional breakdown:

 VC62VC63VC64
Year first recorded188318791883
Year last recorded188319941927
Number of records132
Number of individuals010
Unique positions122
Unique locations122
Adult records132
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1879.
 

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Species Account


Similar species: 1334 Scoparia ambigualis.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local and seldom recorded in recent years.
 

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