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National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 8-11mm.

Foodplant: European Larch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19841883188318831883
Year last recorded20062013190419722013
Number of records211442
Number of individuals146011
Unique positions210442
Unique locations29442
Adult records29011
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 23 records from 21 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.257 Zeiraphera griseana 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Syn. Z. diniana (Guenée).

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Porritt (1907) states 'abundant in pine woods, probably everywhere', this may well be so but there is presently no record from vice-county 61. It is well distributed and fairly common among larch in vice-counties 62 to 65.

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