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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Migrant

Local Status: Very rare adventive

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 30-40mm

Foodplant: Wide range of plants including willowherb spp.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1897
Year last recorded1897
Number of records1
Number of individuals0
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1897.


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Species Account

A single record of this American species was said to have been taken in Bridlington, East Yorkshire in the late 19th Century, since when there have been no further records, suggesting a possible accidental introduction. (per UK Moths).

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