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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Import

Local Status: Very rare and very local adventive.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1948
Year last recorded1948
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1948.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Shipley, emerged July 1948 ex cocoon affixed to banana skin (Beaumont, 2000b). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (CHF, 2011): A single record of this adventive species from a cocoon on a banana skin in 1948.

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