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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-mid Jul.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Hawthorn, Blackthorn and Oak.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18681885
Year last recorded19512006
Number of records52
Number of individuals41
Unique positions52
Unique locations52
Adult records52
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 7 records from 7 sites. First recorded in 1868.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough (Wilkinson, 1868); Sand Hutton, 3.6.1943; Pickering, 1.6.1945; Malton Road, York, 22.5.1948; Strensall, 16.7.1951 (AS coll.).

VC64. York district, 1884 (Wilson, 1885).

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