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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB3

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: Annual Sea-blight.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2007
Year last recorded2011
Number of records6
Number of individuals6
Unique positions3
Unique locations3
Adult records6
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 2007.


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Species Account

Argus 54, 2007:
VC61. Spurn NNR, 5.8.2007, conf. HEB, gen. det. (BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (HEB, 2011): A moth restricted to coastal salt-marshes, mainly in eastern England north to Lincolnshire. First identified at Spurn (VC61) in 2007 with subsequent records.

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