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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 8-9mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19691883188318831883
Year last recorded20142013201420142014
Number of records29536244
Number of individuals49550237
Unique positions1542484
Unique locations1442684
Adult records29433223
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 98 records from 56 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1165 Zeiraphera isertana 02
© Andy Nunn
1165 Zeiraphera isertana 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread but no more than fairly common and not recorded from VC65.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Magdalen Wood, 14.7.2004 (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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