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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 3-4mm.

Foodplant: Upright Brome, Downy Oat-grass.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18591956
Year last recorded19551984
Number of records33
Number of individuals14
Unique positions33
Unique locations33
Adult records33
Immature records00

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 (Stainton, 1859b); Malton Road, York, 1942 to 1954; Strensall, 22.7.1955 (AS coll.).
VC64. Malham Tarn, 21.7.1956 (HNM coll.); Threshfield, 30.6.1984 (JRL, ECP-C).

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