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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Migrant

Local Status: Very rare and very local migrant/wanderer.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Arrive Aug-Oct.

Forewing: 12-15mm.

Foodplant: Evergreen Oak, Strawberry-tree, Rock roses.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1993
Year last recorded1993
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1993.


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Species Account

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC62. Box Hill, Scarborough, 22.10.1993 (WRW). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (CHF, 2011): A scarce immigrant which can turn up anywhere. Just one Yorkshire record, in 1993.

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