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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Thought to be Field Scabious and Small Scabious.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19331941
Year last recorded19791941
Number of records21
Number of individuals11
Unique positions21
Unique locations21
Adult records21
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1933.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Yorkshire records of this and the next species are confused and it is not possible to be certain to which many refer. Bradley, Tremewan and Smith (1973) consider the more northerly English records of hartmanniana to be unconfirmed.

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