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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB2

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: Wild Angelica, Wild Carrot, Burnet Saxifrage, and Ground-elder.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1997
Year last recorded2001
Number of records2
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records1

For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1997.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC64. Askham, York, 14.8.1997, larva on burnet saxifrage seeds, emerged 11.6.1998 (MRB). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

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