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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: None

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

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Oct, overwinters to following Spring.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1868
Year last recorded1956
Number of records2
Number of individuals0
Unique positions2
Unique locations2
Adult records2
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1868.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local and uncommon.

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