Main: (Scythrididae / Scythridinae)
43.002 [B&F: 0911] Scythris grandipennis (Haworth, 1828)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) on heathland, downland, waste ground and dry open areas in southern Britain. In Hampshire discontinuously distributed throughout the county, but nowhere common. An inconspicuous and poorly marked species with a limited flight period, which is probably under-recorded; most likely to be seen during the day, flying in June sunshine. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight since 1945. Wingspan male 14-20 mm, female 12-15 mm. Larva feeds on Ulex species.

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Records Received By Year

% of total records
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.001996805
                                             
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Phenology - Adult Records

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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

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Bartley Heath, Hook12021/04/1985Larval
Bouldnor NOS10105/06/1978Pupal
Bramshott Common12021/03/1998Larval web
Browndown11114/06/1974Adult
Browndown11123/06/1973Adult
Highcliffe11027/03/1982Larval web
Denny Bog1101977Not recorded
Emer Bog NR11007/05/1994Larval web
Freshwater1001945Adult
Hulverstone10122/06/2016Adult
Newtown Common12007/04/1990Larval web
Newtown Common12009/04/1991Larval
Beaulieu Road Station11118/06/1977Adult
Pamber Forest12011/10/2009Larval spinning
Silchester Common12129/06/2003Adult
Wickham Common11012/04/1981Larval
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