Main: (Lypusidae / Lypusinae)
30.004 [B&F: 0659] Amphisbatis incongruella (Stainton, 1849)


Nationally scarce (Na) on moorland and heathland throughout much of Britain, although not widely distributed in Wales or Scotland. In Hampshire recorded only in the south of the county, where it is local on heaths. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 10-12 mm. Males fly by day in springtime, in mid-morning sunshine, females largely terrestrial in habits. Larva feeds on Heather, Wild Thyme and Mouse-ear Hawkweed, living within a movable case.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

VC11 South Hampshire
Browndown north (SZ59)07-Apr-1973oneDickson, RichardAdult
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)14-Apr-1973sixDickson, RichardAdult
Denny Wood, NF (SU30)06-Apr-1974sixDickson, RichardAdult
Burton Common, Highcliffe (SZ19)27-Mar-1982oneLangmaid, JR; Wild, EHAdult
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)1984-Anon-
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)13-Apr-1984-Langmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Emmet, AM; Sterling, DHAdult
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)20-Apr-1984-Langmaid, JR; Parsons, MS; Sterling, PHAdult
Matley Bog, NF (SU30)1988-Sterling, DH; Sterling, MJ; Sterling, PH-
Shedfield Common (SU51)21-Mar-1997twoLangmaid, John & Thirlwell, IanAdult
Burley Inclosure (SU20)24-Mar-2015oneLewis, Chris Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Benyon's Inclosure (SU66)10-Apr-1976-Dickson, RichardAdult
Benyon's Inclosure (SU66)24-Apr-1976fourDickson, RichardAdult

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