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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: -

Forewing: 3-5mm.

Foodplant: Glaucous Sedge.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18591883
Year last recorded20001883
Number of records31
Number of individuals10
Unique positions21
Unique locations21
Adult records31
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. York (Stainton, 1859b); Scarborough, among glaucous sedge (C. glauca) (Wilkinson, 1868).
VC63. Huddersfield by PI (Porritt, 1883-86).

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