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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Na

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: One gen. late Jul-late Aug.

Forewing: 14-16mm.

Foodplant: English Elm, Wych Elm, Small-leaved Elm.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18711955
Year last recorded18911955
Number of records41
Number of individuals01
Unique positions31
Unique locations31
Adult records41
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1871.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Only recorded once since Porritt, at Knaresborough (VC64) in 1955 (YNU, 1970). Porritt (1883-86,1904) had various records, all from VC63.

Current status (CHF, 2011): Last record 1955. Populations declined sharply from the 1970s onwards and its range has contracted. Unlikely to be seen again in Yorkshire.

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