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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Aug-Oct.

Forewing: 10mm.

Foodplant: Bilberry and bog-myrtle.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1904
Year last recorded1905
Number of records2
Number of individuals0
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records2
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1904.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Bradley, Tremewan and Smith (1973) regard all English records as unconfirmed.

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