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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: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5

Foodplant: Coarse grasses, including Rye-grass, and cereal crops such as wheat and cultivated rye.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1946
Year last recorded1946
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 1946.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common among laburnum, recorded from all five vice-counties although, because of the distribution of the foodplant, is most frequent in suburban situation.

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