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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Na

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19991978
Year last recorded19992011
Number of records110
Number of individuals031
Unique positions13
Unique locations12
Adult records02
Immature records18

For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1978.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This moth was officially added to the Yorkshire list in 1987 with the capture of a specimen at Askham Bog (VC64) by P. Forder and N. Gill. It has since been revealed (RSK pers. comm.) that a larva of this species had been recorded here previously but the record was kept in confidence. More larvae have since been found at the same site.

2012 (CHF): There have been several more larval records at Askham Bog on Common Meadow-rue and a single record of larvae from Strensall Common.

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