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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 3mm.

Foodplant: Bird's-foot Trefoil and Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18582010
Year last recorded18582011
Number of records13
Number of individuals02
Unique positions11
Unique locations11
Adult records00
Immature records13

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1858.


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Species Account

Most records are of leaf-mines.

Argus 60, 2010: The first county record for over a hundred years.
VC63. South Ring drain, nr. Blaxton, mine on Lotus 3.11.2010 (SRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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