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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

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: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Norway Spruce.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded186818832015
Year last recorded191618832015
Number of records211
Number of individuals001
Unique positions211
Unique locations211
Adult records211
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1868.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough (Wilkinson, 1868); Linthorpe, Middlesborough, 'a nice lot' bred from spruce cones, end May 1916 by TAL (Morley, 1917).
VC63. Huddersfield by PI (Porritt, 1883-86).

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