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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Apr-Jun.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Gorse.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041883188320071883
Year last recorded20092014201220101883
Number of records78521
Number of individuals5111120
Unique positions66421
Unique locations66421
Adult records66320
Immature records00100

For the county, we have a total of 23 records from 19 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and locally fairly common among gorse with records from all five vice-counties.

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