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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 10-12mm.

Foodplant: Honeysuckle.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041883188319731883
Year last recorded20142014201320142008
Number of records28138112
Number of individuals2511582
Unique positions910672
Unique locations910672
Adult records27105111
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 62 records from 34 sites. First recorded in 1883.


17.002 Ypsolopha nemorella 03
© Andy Nunn
17.002 Ypsolopha nemorella 02
© Damian Money
17.002 Ypsolopha nemorella 01
© Ian Marshall, 16 Jul 2009

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Locally fairly common with records from all five vice-counties.

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