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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Creeping Willow, and young Eared Willow, Grey Willow and Goat Willow.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2004200419702004
Year last recorded2009200420142014
Number of records6192
Number of individuals5401111
Unique positions4182
Unique locations4182
Adult records5041
Immature records1151

For the county, we have a total of 18 records from 15 sites. First recorded in 1970.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC63. Sandall Beat Wood in 1970s (PS).

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