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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Unknown

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

 VC62VC64
Year first recorded18831883
Year last recorded18831883
Number of records11
Number of individuals00
Unique positions11
Unique locations11
Adult records11
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1883.
 

Photos


1882 Small Seraphim 01
© Robert Woods

Species Account


2012 (CHF): Porritt in 1883 lists records from Askham Bog and Scarborough and describes it as rare. Nationally this is a local moth of sallow woodland in the south and south west of England but there are recent records from Lincolnshire so it is not impossible it might lurk undetected in the south of VC63.
 

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