Main: (Pterophoridae / Pterophorinae)
45.035 [B&F: 1515] Horehound Plume (Wheeleria spilodactylus) (Curtis, 1827)

 

Notes: Vulnerable (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) on a few sites on chalky ground in southern England and southern Wales. On the Isle of Wight, found on the cliffs between Freshwater and the Needles, where the foodplant is common in patches along the cliff-edge and the moth, in one or more stages of the life-cycle, can reliably be found. Not recorded from Hampshire. Wingspan 20-25 mm. Larva feeds on White Horehound.

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Records Received By Year

% of total records
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.0040444485
                                               
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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 3
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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Alum Bay (74/92/01)10005/1969Larval
Chillerton Down10122/07/2011Adult
Chillerton Down10122/07/2011Larval
Chillerton Down10122/07/2011Adult
Chillerton Down10122/07/2011Larval
Compton Down (74/01)1001900Adult
Freshwater Bay 1011980Pupal
High Down10413/07/2011Adult
High Down101513/07/2011Larval
High Down10011/06/1981Larval
High Down101215/05/2012Larval
High Down105516/05/2012Larval
Totland10126/07/2011Adult
Needles1001982Not recorded
Tennyson Down10024/06/2013Larval
Ventnor1001880Adult
West High Down102920/07/2012Larval
West High Down10422/07/2011Adult
Isle of Wight10108/1980Pupal
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