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01.002 [B&F: 0002] Micropterix mansuetella (Zeller, 1844)


Nationally scarce (Nb) in very wet woodland, fens, marshes, river-banks and other freshwater margins throughout much of England. Recorded in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in recent years only from around Leckford. Wingspan 7-9 mm. Fairly unmistakable. The larval food is apparently unknown.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Record Density

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Detail records

VC10 Isle of Wight
Freshwater (SZ38)1947-Blair, Dr K.G.Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Pamber Forest (SU66)21-May-1974oneAppleton, DAdult
Leckford (SU33)1979-Unknown-
Leckford Estate (SU33)26-May-198212Sterling, DHAdult
Charity Down, Leckford (SU33)1983-Sterling, DHAdult
Leckford (SU33)1983-Sterling, DHAdult
Leckford (SU33)1983-Sterling, DHAdult
Leckford (SU33)1983-Sterling, DHAdult
Leckford Estate (SU33)07-May-1989-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PHAdult

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