Main: (Scythrididae / Scythridinae)
43.005 [B&F: 0914] Scythris subcinctella (Bruand, [1851])

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) on chalk downland and limestone downland in England, where more common in the south. In Hampshire recorded in the past from Leckford and Beacon Hill, Exton. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 9-11.5 mm. Day-flying, especially the males, in sunshine. Larva feeds on Common Rock-rose, living within a silken tube or tent.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
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Larval

Records Received By Year

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Mottistone Down (SZ48)23-May-2018-Beavan, SD; Heckford, RJLarval
Mottistone Down (SZ48)25-May-2018-Beavan, SD; Heckford, RJLarval
VC11 South Hampshire
Beacon Hill NNR, Exton (SU62)20-Jul-2000-Langmaid, John, I.R. Thirlwell & B. ElliottAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Micheldever (SU54)1971-Ffennell, DWH-
Leckford Estate (SU33)07-Jul-1985-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PHAdult
Leckford Estate (SU33)14-Jul-1985-Langmaid, JR; Pelham-Clinton, EC; Sterling, DHAdult
Leckford Estate (SU33)29-Jun-1986-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DH; Sterling, PH; Parsons, MSAdult
Leckford Estate (SU33)10-Jul-1986oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHAdult
Leckford Estate (SU33)22-Jun-1992-Langmaid, JR; Sterling, DHAdult
Broughton Down (SU23)22-Jun-2005-Dobson, Tony & Henwood, GlynAdult

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