Main: (Pyralidae / Phycitinae)
62.015 [B&F: 1462] Delplanqueia dilutella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Local on limestone cliffs and grassy slopes on the coasts of much of the British Isles, and inland on chalk downland in southern England. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight common on chalk downland both on the coast and inland. Wingspan 18-23 mm. The most likely confusion species is P. ornatella, which see for differences. Larva feeds on Wild Thyme, living within a silken gallery constructed partly from material from the nests of Yellow Ant.

Flightime guide
JFM AMJ JAS OND

Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 11
   
90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13

Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.01716233
   
90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13

Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 34
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
Click for density map

Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
Click for distribution map
Web Hosting from Vision Internet Limited