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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Yarrow.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC64
Year first recorded195219141989
Year last recorded195219141989
Number of records111
Number of individuals212
Unique positions111
Unique locations111
Adult records111
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1914.
 

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Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are old records from vice-counties 62 and 64 but most are of moths recorded as taken among tansy which suggests an error of determination as the present species feeds in the rootstock of yarrow.
 

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