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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident, no recent records

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late May-Jul

Forewing: 5-6mm

Foodplant: Bilberry

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18591883
Year last recorded18831883
Number of records21
Number of individuals00
Unique positions21
Unique locations21
Adult records00
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded regularly and fairly commonly in Pennine districts of VC63 around Huddersfield, Holmforth, Langsett, Penistone and Skelmanthorpe and also less frequently in vice-counties 62 and 65.

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