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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: M 11-12mm. F 14-15mm.

Foodplant: Pondweeds and other aquatic plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1904186818821883
Year last recorded2014188320142014
Number of records26922110
Number of individuals44801912
Unique positions402175
Unique locations472175
Adult records2671199
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 302 records from 71 sites. First recorded in 1868.


1348 Ringed China-mark 04
© Terry Box, 6 Aug 2016
1348 Ringed China-mark 03 male
© Dave Shenton
1348 Ringed China-mark 02 female
© Dave Williamson 1st Aug 2010
1348 Ringed China-mark 01 male
© Dave Williamson 1st Aug 2010

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Records are thinly distributed throughout vice-counties 61-64 where it occurs locally in small numbers.

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