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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid May-Jul.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Cock's-foot, False-brome.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831859188319722013
Year last recorded20102010200220052013
Number of records54652
Number of individuals52247
Unique positions54552
Unique locations54551
Adult records22452
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 22 records from 20 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widespread and sometimes fairly common but not recorded from VC65.

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