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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: May and Aug.

Forewing: 3mm.

Foodplant: Wild Service Tree and other rosaceous trees.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831883
Year last recorded18832001
Number of records13
Number of individuals00
Unique positions13
Unique locations13
Adult records12
Immature records01

For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local and uncommon, no recent record. Records from vice-counties 61, 62 and 65 shown on map 148 in MBGBI 2 may be due to misinterpretation of nomenclature used for some old records.

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