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Cosmopterigidae

905 (Hawthorn Cosmet), Blastodacna hellerella (Duponchel, 1838)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, occurring singly at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to early August. Larvae feed inside the berries of hawthorn. (Pratt, 2011).

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Hambrook, 1 vii 2016 Photo: Sue Davies

Blastodacna hellerella (Duponchel, 1838)

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Distribution map for Blastodacna hellerella

(Distribution at 1km scale)

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Phenology chart for Blastodacna hellerella

Phenology: Adult records only

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