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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid May-Jul.

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: Dog Rose and other rosaceous plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded196018831883
Year last recorded201120142012
Number of records344
Number of individuals233
Unique positions244
Unique locations344
Adult records244
Immature records100

For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 11 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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