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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-early Aug.

Forewing: 9-10mm.

Foodplant: Sallows.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20101883188319911883
Year last recorded20122012201320142014
Number of records324152
Number of individuals314231
Unique positions12472
Unique locations12472
Adult records312151
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 26 records from 16 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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© Terry Box, 4 Aug 2012

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very thinly distributed throughout vice-counties 62 to 65 and generally uncommon.


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