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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late Jun-early Aug.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Poplar.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1992193419771975
Year last recorded2014193420122014
Number of records7811910
Number of individuals16011911
Unique positions71147
Unique locations71146
Adult records7811910
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 108 records from 28 sites. First recorded in 1934.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Locally fairly common in the south of the County.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Skipwith Common, disturbed from Black Poplar 7.7.1992 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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