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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 12-14mm.

Foodplant: Golden-rod

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1868
Year last recorded2010
Number of records3
Number of individuals4
Unique positions3
Unique locations2
Adult records3
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1868.


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Species Account

Argus 60, 2010: The only previous county record was from Scarborough district in the middle of the nineteenth century.
VC62. Fen Bog, two on 2.7.2010 (DM, SF, RWo).

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