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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Petty Whin.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1859
Year last recorded1991
Number of records3
Number of individuals1
Unique positions2
Unique locations2
Adult records3
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC62. Strenshall Common, larval case on Genista anglica 22.5.1991.
Confirmation of its continued presence at this locality, there had been no County record for over one hundred years.

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