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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 3-4mm.

Foodplant: Meadow Oat-grass.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded186818831858
Year last recorded194418831858
Number of records211
Number of individuals100
Unique positions211
Unique locations211
Adult records211
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1858.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough, abundant in lime quarries on the Ayton Road (Wilkinson, 1868); Malton Road, York, 7.4.1944 (AS coll.).
VC63. Huddersfield by PI (Porritt, 1883-86).
VC64. Tadcaster (Stainton, 1858c).

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