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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: St. John's-wort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20081946197719562002
Year last recorded20082010201420142014
Number of records17112620
Number of individuals110118843
Unique positions151078
Unique locations151077
Adult records17112620
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 65 records from 30 sites. First recorded in 1946.


0731 Eulamprotes atrella 02
© Ian Marshall, 8 Aug 2010
0731 Eulamprotes atrella 01
© Ian Marshall, 8 Aug 2010

Species Account

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Foxglove Covert, Catterick, 19.7.2002 det. HEB (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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