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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun.

Forewing: 4-6mm.

Foodplant: Saltmarsh Rush.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2008
Year last recorded2010
Number of records4
Number of individuals7
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records4
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 2008.


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Species Account

Current status (HEB, 2011) NEW COUNTY RECORD. Another moth of salt marshes that was identified at Spurn (VC61) in 2009. There is no reason for it not to occur in the north-east of the county and should be looked for among saltmarsh rush.

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