Main: (Gelechiidae / Dichomeridinae)
35.027 [B&F: 0861] Acompsia schmidtiellus (Heyden, 1848)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) on chalk and limestone downland and roadside verges in southern England and south Wales. Restricted in Hampshire to sites such as Old Winchester, Portsdown and Magdalen Hill Down, and on Isle of Wight to a single site near Ventnor; claims from other areas of the county should be accompanied by photographic or other evidence. Wingspan 15-17 mm. Larva feeds on Wild Marjoram, living within a spun or rolled leaf.

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Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 3
                                 
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.005360972
                                 
90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 5
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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 2
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Bonchurch Landslip10113/07/2014Adult
Brading (74/92)10011/07/1931Adult
Brading Down (74/92/01)1001900Adult
West Meon11026/05/1997Larval
Chilbolton12215/07/2017Adult
Magdalen Hill Down12113/07/2011Adult
Magdalen Hill Down12103/08/1996Adult
Magdalen Hill Down12111/07/2015Adult
Niton1001939Adult
Old Winchester Hill11124/07/2004Adult
Old Winchester Hill11105/08/2016Adult
Old Winchester Hill11125/07/2014Adult
Old Winchester Hill11103/07/2015Adult
Oxenbourne Down11008/06/2000Larval spinning
Portsdown11017/05/2006Larval
Portsdown11129/04/1997Larval
Portsdown11020/05/2015Larval
Portsdown11130/05/2000Larval
Portsdown11230/05/2000Larval spinning
Stockbridge Down0103/08/2016Adult
Ventnor10128/07/1977Adult
Sparsholt11011/06/1988Larval
Weston Colley12124/07/2010Adult
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