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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: Hairy Wood-rush, Great Wood-rush.

Regional breakdown:

 VC62VC64VC65
Year first recorded185920141883
Year last recorded186820141883
Number of records211
Number of individuals010
Unique positions211
Unique locations211
Adult records211
Immature records000

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

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Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Middlesborough (Stainton, 1859b); Scarborough, in woods among hairy woodrush (Wilkinson, 1868).
VC65. Yorkshire side of Barnard Castle by JS (Porritt, 1883-86).
 

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