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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 7-8mm.

Foodplant: Oak, Hawthorn and Bramble.

Regional breakdown:

 VC62VC63VC64
Year first recorded188320081966
Year last recorded192820122009
Number of records272
Number of individuals1102
Unique positions252
Unique locations252
Adult records272
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1883.
 

Photos


1006 Epagoge grotiana 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account


Argus 56, 2008: The only previous county records are from York in the mid 19th century and Bishop Wood in 1966.
VC63. Burnt Wood, Treeton, two on 14.7.2008 (HEB, RFB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.


 

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