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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Common Mouse-ear and Little Mouse-ear.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded190418591883
Year last recorded199720111883
Number of records531
Number of individuals210
Unique positions421
Unique locations421
Adult records531
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 9 records from 7 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Argus 63, 2011: There are very few records of this, mainly coastal, moth. This is the first in the county since 1997.
VC62. Bran Sands, Redcar, 22.8.2011 (RWo).

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