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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: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 7mm.

Foodplant: Tansy.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded201319842013
Year last recorded201319932013
Number of records121
Number of individuals121
Unique positions121
Unique locations121
Adult records121
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1984.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC63. Parkgate, Rawmarsh, 3.7.1984 det. HEB (WAE).

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Barnsley, 14.8.1993 det. HEB (KDR).

Argus 69, 2013: An uncommon moth in Yorkshire with few records.
VC61. Catwick, on tansy 14.8.2013 gen. det. CHF (JM). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC64. Sharow Mires, 4.8.2013 gen. det. CHF (JCW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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