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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid May-Jul.

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: Oxe-eye Daisy and Yarrow.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19632002190418831883
Year last recorded20112013201420082011
Number of records33885
Number of individuals331744
Unique positions23774
Unique locations23774
Adult records33644
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 27 records from 23 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1285 Dichrorampha plumbana 01
© Dave Williamson (gen. det. H.E. Beaumont)

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and common throughout all five vice-counties.

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