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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 7-8mm.

Foodplant: Mouse-ear Hawkweed

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19921859
Year last recorded19991859
Number of records21
Number of individuals10
Unique positions21
Unique locations21
Adult records21
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A single old record about which Porritt (1883-86) expressed doubt. Confirmation is required if this species is to be reinstated on the Yorkshire list.

Beaumont, 2002: There was previously only an old doubtful record, there is recent confirmation of its presence in Yorkshire.
VC61. South Cave, 25.6.1992 det. HEB (DBC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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