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Photo © Jon Cole,  Maitland Emmet specimens from 1961

Approx Length (c. 6.5mm) Wingspan (10-13mm)
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Aethes rutilana

(Hübner, 1817)49.119

A very rare species associated with Juniper Juniperus communis which is now extinct in our region, as it is from the rest of England, although there are some colonies still in the far north of Scotland. The last fully documented record from our area was at Moulsford Downs by Lt/Col Arthur Maitland Emmet in July 1970.

Verification Grade Comment: Extinct in England

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1961.
Last Recorded in 1980.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Common Juniper, Prostrate Juniper
GB Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
1980+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
16/07/19702VC22 - BerkshireSU58
01/07/19621VC22 - BerkshireSU58
01/07/19612VC22 - BerkshireSU58
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