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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Apr-mid May

Forewing: 11mm.

Foodplant: Blackthorn and Hawthorn.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19851859188320082000
Year last recorded20142013201120142014
Number of records34156416
Number of individuals36106716
Unique positions813642
Unique locations712542
Adult records34146416
Immature records01000

For the county, we have a total of 75 records from 30 sites. First recorded in 1859.


32.002 Semioscopis steinkellneriana 02
© Andy Nunn
32.002 Semioscopis steinkellneriana 01
© Terry Box, 11 Apr 2009

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 25.4.2000 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 56, 2008:
VC64. Ripon Parks, 25.4.2008 (CHF, JCW); Sharow, 2.5.2008 (JCW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


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