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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nb

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 13-15mm.

Foodplant: Alder, Birch, Willow.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded188318831883
Year last recorded188319091883
Number of records192
Number of individuals000
Unique positions161
Unique locations171
Adult records192
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 12 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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© Ian Marshall, 23 Jun 2019

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Not recorded since 1909 when it was taken in Edlington Wood (VC63), previously the main County locality (YNU, 1970).

Current status (CHF, 2011): Last recorded 1909. No recent records from the north of the country and unlikely to recolonise.

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