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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Sep.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041943188319972003
Year last recorded19042013201220132013
Number of records1214153
Number of individuals0312183
Unique positions121042
Unique locations121042
Adult records1214153
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 35 records from 19 sites. First recorded in 1883.


35.160 Stenolechia gemmella 02
© Damian Money
35.160 Stenolechia gemmella 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002: There was no recent record cited in 1989.
VC64. Bishop Wood, 1.9.1997 det. HEB (ASE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Magdalen Wood, 6.8.2003 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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