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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Apple, Hazel.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded199018831883
Year last recorded199020021883
Number of records151
Number of individuals130
Unique positions141
Unique locations141
Adult records141
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 7 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local and uncommon, no recent record.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC62. Low Staindale Wood, 7.8.1990 (MRB). The first Yorkshire record since 1915. NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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