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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: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 8-11mm.

Foodplant: Sea Club-rush.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19531998
Year last recorded20141998
Number of records261
Number of individuals320
Unique positions71
Unique locations81
Adult records261
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 27 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1953.


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© Barry Spence, 16 Jun 2008

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Blacktoft Sands, 5.7.1998 det. HEB (ASE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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