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49.042 [B&F: 1027] Neosphaleroptera nubilana (Hübner, [1799])

 

Local in hedgerows and scrubland throughout much of England and Wales. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight restricted largely to Portsmouth and the extreme western end of the Island. Wingspan 12-15 mm. The small size and dark fuscous-brown coloration of both fore- and hindwings are characteristic [Bradley]. Larva feeds on shoots of Hawthorn and Blackthorn, living between shoots spun together with silk.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Records Received By Year

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Yarmouth (SZ38)1900-Fassnidge, W-
Freshwater Bay (SZ38)1900-Fassnidge, W-
Shalfleet (SZ48)1900-Fassnidge, W-
Windy Corner (SZ47)23-Jun-201910Outlaw, Iain Adult
VC11 South Hampshire
New Forest (SU20)1900-Fassnidge, WAdult
Southampton (SU41)1900-Fassnidge, WAdult
Romsey (SU32)1960-Sterling, DHAdult
Winchester (SU42)1969-Ffennell, DWHAdult
Botley Wood (SU51)23-Jun-1976oneAppleton, DAdult
Farlington Marshes HWT NR (SU60)29-Apr-1997oneLangmaid, John & Thirlwell, IanLarval
Chandlers Ford (SU42)28-Jun-2000oneElliott, Brian Adult
Horsea Island (SU60)17-Jun-2005twoDickson, RichardAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)17-Jun-2005twoOpie, Maurice Adult
Portchester Common SSSI (SU60)24-Jun-2005twoDickson, RichardAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)24-Jun-2006oneThirlwell, Ian Adult
Romsey (SU32)29-Jul-2011oneBaker, MikeAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)20-Jun-2014twoFareham Moth GroupAdult
Horsea Island (SU60)20-Jun-2014twoOpie, Maurice Adult
VC12 North Hampshire
Harewood Forest (SU44)14-Jun-2014oneHenwood, BAdult

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