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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 7mm.

Foodplant: Tansy.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded198920132013
Year last recorded199120132013
Number of records221
Number of individuals2280
Unique positions111
Unique locations111
Adult records221
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1989.


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Species Account

Similar species: 1285 Dichrorampha plumbana.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC64. Fulford Ings, 10.6.1989, 25.5.1991 (MRB). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 69, 2013: These are the first county records for over twenty years.
VC62. Maze Park, swept from tansy 19 & 26.5.2013 gen. det. (RWo). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC63. Denaby Ings NR, numerous flying around tansy 21.5.2013 gen. det. (HEB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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