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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Na

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

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2008
Year last recorded2008
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 2008.


73.305 Flame Wainscot 03
© Mike Pearson, 10 June 2008
73.305 Flame Wainscot 02
© Mike Pearson, 10 June 2008
73.305 Flame Wainscot 01
© Mike Pearson, 10 June 2008

Species Account

2012 (CHF): The first county record of this species was trapped at Flamborough on 10.6.2008. There is a healthy resident population of this species in East Anglia and along the south coast. Our moth was probably an immigrant.

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