Main: (Scythrididae / Scythridinae)
43.005 [B&F: 0914] Scythris crassiuscula (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) on chalk downland and limestone downland in England, where more common in the south. In Hampshire recorded in the past from Leckford and Beacon Hill, Exton. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-11.5 mm. Day-flying, especially the males, in sunshine. Larva feeds on Common Rock-rose, living within a silken tube or tent.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Beacon Hill NNR, Exton11020/07/2000Adult
Broughton Down12022/06/2005Adult
Leckford12007/07/1985Adult
Leckford12014/07/1985Adult
Leckford12022/06/1992Adult
Leckford12029/06/1986Adult
Leckford12110/07/1986Adult
Micheldever1201971Not recorded
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