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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Apple.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded185918831957
Year last recorded198720001977
Number of records427
Number of individuals128
Unique positions423
Unique locations423
Adult records327
Immature records100

For the county, we have a total of 13 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC62. Strensall Common, reared 11.7.1987 ex. larvae on crab apple (MRB).
VC63. Anston Stones Wood, two 25.7.2000 (HEB).
VC64. Far Headingley, Leeds, 10.7.1957 (CCS).

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