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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB2

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

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Aug, Mar-Apr after hibernation.

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: Ramson's.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1883
Year last recorded1883
Number of records1
Number of individuals0
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: The life history of this species has recently been elucidated (Kykri & Agassiz, 1985) and effort should be made to rediscover this moth in Yorkshire.
VC65. Richmond, one specimen by JS (Porritt, 1883-86).

Recently re-discovered near Consett, VC66, 12.2.2012 (pers. comm. T.Tams).

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