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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: May-Jul., Apr-early Oct elsewhere.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Skullcaps spp.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded186819171940
Year last recorded194320131945
Number of records342
Number of individuals232
Unique positions342
Unique locations342
Adult records342
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 9 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1868.


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Species Account

Similar species: 0387 Prochororeutis sehestediana.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Locally common but all early records were made before the separation of P. sehestediana (Fabricius) and may refer wholly or in part to that species.

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