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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Aug, (Mar-Apr after hibernation elsewhere).

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Hogweed and Wild Angelica.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1883188318831883
Year last recorded2009200119541883
Number of records3521
Number of individuals1200
Unique positions3421
Unique locations3421
Adult records1321
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Locally common with records widely scattered but none from VC61.

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