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Hellinsia lienigianus
Mugwort Plume

(Zeller, 1852)1518 / 45.040
=Ovendenia lienigianus

Rare resident.

Artemisia vulgaris with larva feeding in May/June, spinning a pocket in the leaves and eating out blotches from the inside.

Recorded in 5 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1989.
Last Recorded in 2017.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 17-21mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Mugwort, Wormwood Tansy and Yarrow.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/20171VC39 - StaffordshireSO99
14/08/20171VC39 - StaffordshireSO99
16/09/20162VC39 - StaffordshireSO99
05/09/20161VC39 - StaffordshireSO99
04/09/20161VC39 - StaffordshireSO99
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