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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: One generation, Sep-Nov.

Forewing: 15-18mm.

Foodplant: Willows.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831883184618831883
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records1660724619952351
Number of individuals227412478002343833
Unique positions845110011927
Unique locations875110012226
Adult records1648715587891345
Immature records50100

For the county, we have a total of 4306 records from 386 sites. First recorded in 1846.


73.189 Red-line Quaker 03
© Nick Lawman
73.189 Red-line Quaker 02
© Andy Nunn
73.189 Red-line Quaker 01
© Terry Box, 27 Sep 2011

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded fairly frequently from vice-counties 62-64 and occasionally common. Apparently rather more local in the east of the County.

2012 (CHF): Fairly common and widespread across all of the county. There are no recent changes in numbers or distribution.

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