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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Sea Club-rush and Saltmarsh Rush.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1952
Year last recorded2009
Number of records5
Number of individuals9
Unique positions2
Unique locations3
Adult records5
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1952.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Spurn, one in July 1952, one in July 1953 (Michaelis, 1954).

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