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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.

Forewing: 11-17mm.

Foodplant: Reeds and sedges.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20061994
Year last recorded20062002
Number of records12
Number of individuals12
Unique positions12
Unique locations12
Adult records12
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1994.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A record from VC64, at Fairburn Ings (Madge, 1978) is unsubstantiated and was later withdrawn.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC62. Strensall Common, 11.7.1994 (BE, NG). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

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