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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 7mm.

Foodplant: Orache and Goosefoot.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2009185919822006
Year last recorded2011200420142006
Number of records6341
Number of individuals6141
Unique positions2341
Unique locations2341
Adult records6141
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 14 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Similar species: 0812 Scrobipalpa instabilella and 0815 Scrobipalpa nitentella.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Like the majority of this genus, this species is much under-recorded. There are records from vice-counties 61 to 64 where it is thinly distributed, most records referring to single specimens.

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