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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Juniper.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19892002
Year last recorded19892002
Number of records22
Number of individuals23
Unique positions21
Unique locations21
Adult records22
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1989.


0405 Argyresthia arceuthina 01
© Charles Fletcher, 1 Jun 2002

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC64. Austwick, 5.7.1989 det. J.D. Parrack (PC). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2005:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, two 16.5.2002 det. HEB (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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