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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: Aug-Sep.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Blackthorn, Hawthorn.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20111868201419422013
Year last recorded20111868201420132013
Number of records11131
Number of individuals10141
Unique positions11131
Unique locations11131
Adult records11131
Immature records00000

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


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Species Account

Argus 69, 2013: The few Yorkshire records are widely scattered. Bellflask straddles the VC64/65 boundary.
VC64. Bellflask, 16.8.2013 gen. det. CHF (BM).
VC65. Bellflask (east), 26.8.2013, gen. det. CHF (BM). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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