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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB3

Local Status: Very rare and very local migrant/wanderer.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 6-10mm.

Foodplant: Decaying animal matter and bird nest detritus.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1997
Year last recorded1997
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1997.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, 14.8.1997 (BRS), probably the tenth British record. NEW COUNTY RECORD.

2014 (CHF): There have been no more records of this rare but distinctive species which is probably still resident in fenland in East Anglia.

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