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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nb

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded185718831883
Year last recorded198619162013
Number of records433
Number of individuals101
Unique positions433
Unique locations433
Adult records232
Immature records101

For the county, we have a total of 10 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1857.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There have been two recent records of this moth, the only ones since 1916 (YNU, 1970). Previous to this there were only Porritt's records (1883-86). Scarborough was one of Porritt's locations.

2012 (CHF): No recent records - the last one was at Brimham Rocks in 2000.

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