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11.017 [B&F: 0192] Pachythelia villosella (Ochsenheimer, 1810)

 

Vulnerable (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) on acid heathland in parts of Hampshire and Dorset. In Hampshire most recent records are from around Beaulieu Road Station, declining and previously known from a number of heathland areas in the New Forest. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan male 22-28 mm, female wingless. The adult moths are seen occasionally, but most records are of larval cases. Larva feeds on Heather, Bell Heather, various grasses, Birch and Willow, living within a movable case, over-wintering twice.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)1951-Anon-
Beaulieu Road Station, NF (SU30)28-Apr-1973oneDickson, RichardCase
Beaulieu Road Station, NF (SU30)18-Jun-1977twoSterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PHCase
Beaulieu Road, NF (SU30)26-May-1979twoLangmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, ECCase
Beaulieu Road, NF (SU30)08-Jun-1981-Langmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Emmet, AM; Agassiz, DJLCase
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)13-Apr-1984oneLangmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Emmet, AM; Sterling, DHCase
Matley Bog, NF (SU30)1986oneSterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PHLarval
Beaulieu Heath (SU30)19-Jun-1986-Pickles, AJAdult
Handy Cross, New Forest (SU20)30-Mar-1991oneLangmaid, JR; Goater, BCase
Ocknell Plain, New Forest (SU21)06-May-1999sixGreen, DG; Parsons, MSLarval
Stephill Bottom, New Forest (SU30)09-May-2000oneGreen, DG; Parsons, MSLarval
Beaulieu Road, NF (SU30)17-Jun-2000sixGreen, David G Larval
Beaulieu Road Station, NF (SU30)29-Jun-2009fourDickson, RichardCase
Beaulieu Road Station, NF (SU30)28-Jul-2009oneDickson, RichardCase
Brownloaf, New Forest (SU10)09-Jul-2010oneBrock, Paul Larval
Ogden's Purlieu, NF (SU21)19-Jul-2013oneWall, Mike Case
Cranes Moor (SU10)22-Jul-2014oneBrock, Paul Larval
Burley (SU10)23-Jul-2016oneBrock, Paul Larval
Woodley (SU32)14-Jun-2017oneBinsted, Norman Larval
Shatterford, NF (SU30)01-Jul-2018threeSuffolk Moth GroupLarval
Shatterford, NF (SU30)18-May-2019oneSherman, NLarval
Beaulieu Road Station (SU30)15-Sep-2020oneRoyle, RosemaryLarval

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