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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Vagrant/Accidental

Local Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May, Sep-Nov.

Forewing: 14-18mm.

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1955
Year last recorded1955
Number of records1
Number of individuals0
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1955.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Only eight specimens of this migrant have been taken in Britain (Skinner, 1984). One of these was in Yorkshire, at Knaresborough (VC64) in 1955 by W. Beck (YNU, 1970).

2012 (CHF): There have been no more Yorkshire records of this scarce migrant. There have now been about twenty records in Britain.

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