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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 8-11mm.

Foodplant: A wide range of deciduous trees and shrubs.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1948200019861991
Year last recorded2014200620142014
Number of records425395
Number of individuals405475
Unique positions143153
Unique locations133163
Adult records425394
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 91 records from 35 sites. First recorded in 1948.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely but thinly distributed in all five vice-counties and seldom reported as common.

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