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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 12-14mm.

Foodplant: Herbaceous plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19831987197519741979
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records1119359147682250
Number of individuals17246692602176673
Unique positions6582478828
Unique locations6381418926
Adult records1119359146655249
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 2557 records from 300 sites. First recorded in 1974.


63.037 Udea olivalis 04
© Andy Nunn
63.037 Udea olivalis 03
© Damian Money
63.037 Udea olivalis 02
© Terry Box, 26 Jun 2012
63.037 Udea olivalis 01
© Ian Andrews

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and common throughout five vice-counties 61 to 64, unrecorded in VC65.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC65. Carlton, Coverdale, 24.6.1989 (CCS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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