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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Oak, Horse Chestnut and Birch.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1951195518832012
Year last recorded1951195520122012
Number of records1171
Number of individuals1161
Unique positions1151
Unique locations1151
Adult records1171
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 10 records from 8 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Wath Wood 26.6.1992 (HEB); Rossington, 8.7.1999 (RIH). [last Yorkshire records].

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