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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: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: Heather and Bilberry.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1883188318832000
Year last recorded1883192019952000
Number of records1541
Number of individuals0011
Unique positions1541
Unique locations1541
Adult records0221
Immature records0000

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


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from moorland localities in vice-counties 62 to 65 although seldom reported to be common.

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