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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:

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: False-brome, Upright Brome and various grasses.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded185919071963
Year last recorded191820002006
Number of records222
Number of individuals112
Unique positions222
Unique locations222
Adult records222
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough; York (Stainton, 1859b); Ingleby Greenhow, 27.7.1918 (Lofthouse, 1921).
VC63. Bingley by J.W. Carter (Porritt, 1907).
VC64. Malham Tarn, one (Michaelis, 1963).

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