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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Very common and widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 11-13mm.

Foodplant: Herbaceous plants including Bramble.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19471986188319651994
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records25257026101055402
Number of individuals79141960139329011149
Unique positions14014414517050
Unique locations13714013517046
Adult records25257005931036400
Immature records02111

For the county, we have a total of 5294 records from 628 sites. First recorded in 1883.


63.033 Udea lutealis 03
© Tony Moverley, 20 Aug 17
63.033 Udea lutealis 02
© Andy Nunn
63.033 Udea lutealis 01
© Terry Box, 21 Jul 2011

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and usually abundant throughout all five vice-counties.

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