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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 7mm.

Foodplant: Rowan and Hawthorn.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded197919832004
Year last recorded201019832010
Number of records1123
Number of individuals424
Unique positions321
Unique locations311
Adult records1123
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 16 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1979.


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Species Account

Similar species: 0438 Swammerdamia pyrella, 0440 Paraswammerdamia albicapitella and 0441 Paraswammerdamia nebulella.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local but may be found more widely now that its life history is known (Agassiz, 1984a).

Argus 47, 2004:
VC65. Foxglove Covert, Catterick, 11.6.2004 conf. HEB (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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