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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 recorded2008
Year last recorded2008
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 2008.


72.030 Jersey Tiger 02
© Paul Holmes
72.030 Jersey Tiger 03
© Paul Holmes
72.030 Jersey Tiger 01
© Alan Miller, 2010

Species Account

Argus 56, 2008:
VC64. Leeds - Moortown, 17.8.2008 (GR). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (CHF, 2011): Leeds 2008. One photographed on Buddleia in a garden in Moortown was a surprising addition to the county list. Resident along the south coast, the origin of this moth must remain in doubt.

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