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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-early Aug.

Forewing: 10-12mm.

Foodplant: Herbaceous plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19481998198319722000
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records1073247414523191
Number of individuals1856371575876330
Unique positions6650527017
Unique locations6851496716
Adult records1069247404503191
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 2448 records from 251 sites. First recorded in 1948.


63.034 Udea prunalis 05
© Terry Box
63.034 Udea prunalis 04
© Damian Money
63.034 Udea prunalis 03
© Andy Nunn
63.034 Udea prunalis 02
© Dave Shenton
63.034 Udea prunalis 01
© Alan Draper

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded and often common throughout all five vice-counties.

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