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Eudonia delunella

(Stainton, 1849)1343 / 63.072

A rare and very local woodland species.

Rests by day on tree trunks, especially Ash Fraxinus, and later comes to light.

The contrasting black and white patterning help to distinguish this species.

Recorded in 9 (6%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 17-18mm
Flight: Mid-June to Mid-September
Foodplant:   Lichens and mosses on Ash and apple mainly
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
14/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
26/07/20214VC36 - HerefordshireSO24
22/07/20213VC36 - HerefordshireSO35
30/06/20211VC36 - HerefordshireSO24
24/06/20201VC40 - ShropshireSO37
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