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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 11-13mm.

Foodplant: Sea Pea, Common Bird's-foot Trefoil, Spiny Restharrow.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19992003
Year last recorded19992011
Number of records14
Number of individuals15
Unique positions14
Unique locations14
Adult records14
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1999.


62.019 Pima boisduvaliella 02
© Damian Money
62.019 Pima boisduvaliella 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, 31.7.1999 (BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC62. Coatham steel works, Teesmouth, 21.7.2003 (C.W. Plant) (Langmaid & Young, 2004). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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