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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 8-11mm.

Foodplant: Rotting wood.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded193418591883
Year last recorded193419351904
Number of records123
Number of individuals010
Unique positions123
Unique locations123
Adult records123
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Skipwith, June 1934 (AS coll.).
VC62. Scarborough (Stainton, 1859b); Buttercrambe, 27.6.1935 (AS coll.).
VC63. Huddersfield by PI; Sheffield by AD (Porritt, 1883-86); Wheatley Wood by HHC (Porritt, 1904).

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