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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: Common Orache.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20141988
Year last recorded20142000
Number of records18
Number of individuals111
Unique positions11
Unique locations11
Adult records18
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 9 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1988.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Rossington, 21.6.1994, 8 & 11.7.1995, 9.7.1997, 16.7.1998, four 18.6-10.7.1999, one 25.10.1999 (gen. det.) a very late date, 2.8.2000 (RIH). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

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