Main: (Parametriotidae / Parametriotinae)
39.004 [B&F: 0907] Dystebenna stephensi (Stainton, 1849)


Nationally scarce (Na) in ancient oak woodland and parkland in parts of south-eastern England, Herefordshire and Derbyshire. In Hampshire restricted to the New Forest, where there have been few recent records: one at Burley New Inclosure in 1999, one in Roydon Woods in 1992. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 8-10.5 mm. Voucher specimen should be retained for confirmation of identification. Larva feeds within bark of Oak, favouring mature trees, and over-wintering as a pupa.

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Detail records

VC11 South Hampshire
Roydon Woods HWT Reserve (SU30)25-Jul-1992oneHeckford, RJAdult
Burley New Inclosure (SU20)01-Jul-1999oneGreen, DGAdult

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