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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Mar-May.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19041883188320041883
Year last recorded20141883201420071883
Number of records411621
Number of individuals101320
Unique positions411321
Unique locations411321
Adult records201120
Immature records00000

For the county, we have a total of 24 records from 21 sites. First recorded in 1883.


1228 Pammene argyrana 02
© Andy Nunn
1228 Pammene argyrana 01
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded and locally common in oak woodland but there is no record from VC64.

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