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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Thistles and Knapweeds.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC65
Year first recorded194918682011
Year last recorded194920092011
Number of records121
Number of individuals111
Unique positions121
Unique locations121
Adult records121
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1868.
 

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Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Spurn, one in August 1949 (Michaelis, 1951).
VC62. Scarborough (Wilkinson, 1868).
 

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