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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-early Aug.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Sea Wormwood.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1991
Year last recorded2006
Number of records11
Number of individuals13
Unique positions4
Unique locations4
Adult records11
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1991.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, 17 & 20.7.1991, 23.7.1996 (BRS); Stone Creek, 7.8.1999 (Elliott, 2000). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

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