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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jul.

Forewing: 4-6mm.

Foodplant: Hogweed.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831883188318831979
Year last recorded20142014201420142014
Number of records291429133
Number of individuals991241267
Unique positions181123112
Unique locations19112092
Adult records281225113
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 88 records from 61 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.379 Pammene aurana 04
© Terry Box, 4 Jul 2012
49.379 Pammene aurana 03
© Andy Nunn
49.379 Pammene aurana 02
© Dave Williamson
49.379 Pammene aurana 01
© Charles Fletcher, 15 Jul 2002

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and often common throughout vice-counties 61 to 64, unrecorded in VC65.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. High Batts NR, 1979 (JHF), 15.6.2002 (HEB, CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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