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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Apple and Blackthorn.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20112014
Year last recorded20142014
Number of records51
Number of individuals61
Unique positions31
Unique locations31
Adult records51
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 2011.


17.006 Ypsolopha horridella 03
© Andy Nunn
17.006 Ypsolopha horridella 02
© Ian Marshall, 8 Sep 2012
17.006 Ypsolopha horridella 01
© Ian Marshall, 1 Aug 2011

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