Main: (Scythrididae / Scythridinae)
43.004 [B&F: 0915] Scythris picaepennis (Haworth, 1828)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in grassy areas, dry sandy areas and calcareous grassland throughout much of the British Isles. In Hampshire local on the chalk between Broughton and Oxenbourne Down, with isolated records from West Park and Portsdown. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight since 1900. Wingspan 9-12 mm. Larva feeds on Common Bird's-foot Trefoil and Wild Thyme, living within a silken web.

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Records Received By Year

% of total records
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.004194719
                                         
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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 1
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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Broughton Down11003/07/1983Adult
Knowles Farm10122/06/2013Larval
Leckford12014/07/1985Adult
Leckford12007/07/1985Adult
Leckford12022/06/1992Adult
Leckford12129/06/1986Adult
Leckford12130/07/1977Adult
Micheldever1201971Not recorded
Niton1001900Adult
Old Winchester Hill11123/07/1997Adult
Old Winchester Hill11123/07/1997Adult
Old Winchester Hill11222/06/2015Adult
Old Winchester Hill11129/06/2015Adult
Old Winchester Hill11229/06/2015Adult
Old Winchester Hill11114/07/2014Adult
Old Winchester Hill11113/06/2014Adult
Old Winchester Hill11129/06/2015Adult
Oxenbourne NR11204/07/1975Adult
Oxenbourne NR11109/07/1973Adult
Portsdown11210/07/2005Adult
West Park, Lower Breach Copse8116/07/2003Adult
West Park, Lower Breach Copse8114/07/2003Adult
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