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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: One generation, Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 10-12mm.

Foodplant: Herbaceous plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19601883
Year last recorded20011894
Number of records172
Number of individuals80
Unique positions142
Unique locations152
Adult records102
Immature records20

For the county, we have a total of 19 records from 17 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A few additional localities have been found in the Wolds for this rare species.

2012 (CHF): No records from the Wolds since 1984. Four records from Spurn 1993 to 2001 but not seen in the county since then.

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