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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Vagrant/Accidental

Local Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1870
Year last recorded1870
Number of records1
Number of individuals2
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1870.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Not recorded since Porritt (1883-86 and confirmed in supplement, 1904). His record dated from about 1870 and was of two specimens from Stockton Forest near York (VC62). It has not been recorded anywhere in Britain in the twentieth century.

Current status (CHF, 2011): Only two British records, the last of which Porritt listed from Stockton Forest near York, 1870. Not likely to recolonise.

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