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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 4-6mm.

Foodplant: Tufted Hair-grass, Blue Moor-grass.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20001859199219631883
Year last recorded20001859200120072005
Number of records12442
Number of individuals10101
Unique positions12432
Unique locations12412
Adult records12242
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 13 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Skipwith Common, 18.8.2000 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC63. West Melton, 16.7.1992; Denaby Ings, 3.8.1999 (HEB); Rossington, 28.7.2000 (RIH). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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