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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nb

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Aug.

Forewing: 10-12mm.

Foodplant: Lady's Bedstraw

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1969
Year last recorded1969
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1969.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There has only been one Yorkshire record of this rare species. It is usually associated with Breckland, downland or coastal dunes and it was in this last environment it was found in the Rothamsted Insect Survey trap at Spurn (VC61) on 12.8.1969 by B.R. Spence.

Current status (CHF, 2011): One at Spurn, 1969, was a possible wanderer from the Breckland population or an immigrant.

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