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Micropterix mansuetella

Zeller, 18441.002

A rare resident, mainly in woodland, flying by day in sunshine. Adults can be found feeding on pollen in flowers such as hawthorn, buttercup and sedges.

Verification Grade Comment: May need photo verification if away from known sites.

Recorded in 5 (6%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1923.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
20/05/2022+VC22 - BerkshireSU49
02/05/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU49
15/05/20141VC22 - BerkshireSP40
18/05/20121VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
19/05/20101VC22 - BerkshireSP40
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