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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: A variety of shrubs and trees, especially Hawthorn and Blackthorn.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041859188319472003
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records111166915015
Number of individuals134197020915
Unique positions19723206
Unique locations20723205
Adult records110146714715
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 361 records from 75 sites. First recorded in 1859.


0765 Teleoides vulgella 04
© David Ashton, 5 Jul 2015
0765 Teleiodes vulgella 03
© Andy Nunn
0765 Teleiodes vulgella 02
© Terry Box, 4 Aug 2012
0765 Teleiodes vulgella 01
© Alan Draper

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common but unrecorded in VC65.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 16.7.2003 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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