Main: (Crambidae / Pyraustinae)
63.027 [B&F: 1383] Psammotis pulveralis (Hübner, 1796)

 

Immigrant to southern England from mainland Europe, arriving in some years in sufficient numbers to breed. In Hampshire has been recorded on very few occasions, with just two recent records, at Matley Bog in July 1995 and Southsea in July 2006. On the Isle of Wight, four at Totland in July 2006 represent the only records for the Island. Wingspan 23-25 mm. Larva feeds on Water Mint and Gypsywort.

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Records Received By Year

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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

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Totland (SZ38)15-Jul-2003oneKnill-Jones, SAAdult
Totland (SZ38)20-Jul-2006twoKnill-Jones, SAAdult
Totland (SZ38)23-Jul-2006oneKnill-Jones, SAAdult
Totland (SZ38)19-Jul-2017oneKnill-Jones, SAAdult
Shanklin (SZ58)20-Jul-2018oneOutlaw, IAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
(SU30)1981---
Matley Bog, New Forest (SU30)27-Jul-1995-O'Keeffe, D-
Portsmouth (SU60)27-Jul-2006oneThirlwell, IRAdult
Portsmouth (SU60)19-Jul-2016oneThirlwell, IRAdult

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