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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Primrose, Lousewort, Golden-rod.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20041929188319911883
Year last recorded20082010190419911883
Number of records35211
Number of individuals322020
Unique positions33211
Unique locations33211
Adult records35211
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 12 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local, all recent records are from VC62.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC61. Thorpe Hall, Rudston, three 24.5.2004 (ASE). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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