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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Common Club-rush, Compact Rush.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041868198320082005
Year last recorded20142013201420142014
Number of records9952735
Number of individuals23821638
Unique positions175725
Unique locations185724
Adult records9952735
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 139 records from 36 sites. First recorded in 1868.


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© Mike Pearson, 10 June 2010

Species Account

Argus 50, 2005:
VC65. Nosterfield, 1.7.2005 det. HEB (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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