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Aristotelia ericinella
Heather Neb

(Zeller, 1839)752 / 35.050

Locally very common on heathland.

Calluna vulgaris with larva feeding on the shoots in a silk tube in June/July.

Recorded in 18 (13%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 12-13mm.
Flight: One generation July / Aug
Foodplant:   Heather
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
22/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ60
15/07/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ43
12/06/20205VC40 - ShropshireSJ53 -
02/08/20193VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
02/08/20193VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
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