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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: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Apple.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19211922
Year last recorded19212004
Number of records12
Number of individuals01
Unique positions12
Unique locations12
Adult records12
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1921.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Linthorpe, fairly common among apple trees (Lofthouse, 1921).
VC63. Skelmanthorpe district, June 1922 (Morley, 1923a).

Argus 47, 2001-04: There are only two previous county records, the last in 1922.
VC63. West Melton, 30.7.2004 (HEB).

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