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Summary Data


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National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: Greater Stitchwort, Sea Campion.

Regional breakdown:

 VC62VC63
Year first recorded18681883
Year last recorded20121883
Number of records21
Number of individuals10
Unique positions21
Unique locations21
Adult records11
Immature records10

For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1868.
 

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Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Raincliffe Wood, larvae common on chickweed ('Stellaria') (Wilkinson, 1868).
VC63. Sheffield by H.T. Stainton (Porritt, 1883-86).
 

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