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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Rushes spp.

Regional breakdown:

 VC61VC62VC63VC64
Year first recorded2004185918831883
Year last recorded2006201320142014
Number of records49511
Number of individuals11518151005
Unique positions3637
Unique locations3537
Adult records47410
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 29 records from 18 sites. First recorded in 1859.
 

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Species Account


Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widespread and locally abundant among rushes but not recorded from VC65.
 

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