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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 8-9mm.

Foodplant: Lichens and mosses.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18681883
Year last recorded19041904
Number of records42
Number of individuals00
Unique positions42
Unique locations42
Adult records10
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1868.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough, 'not infrequent on the trunks of ash trees' (Wilkinson, 1868).
VC63. Sheffield by AD (Porritt, 1883-86) although he omitted the record from his list in Victoria County History (Porritt, 1907).

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