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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Black Horehound.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1902
Year last recorded1902
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 1902.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC63. Medge Hall, Thorne, 4.8.1902 (Corbett, 1902).

2013 (CHF): A scarce moth with just one historical record in the county. All recent records have come from south-east England. Adults are distinctive with bronzy forewings and a central purplish fascia. The larvae feed on black horehound.

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