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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

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

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 10-12mm.

Foodplant: Greater Burdock and Lesser Burdock.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1938
Year last recorded1938
Number of records1
Number of individuals0
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1938.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This is a southern species in Britain and it is significant that Mr R. Butterfield (the County Recorder for lepidoptera) did not include it in his report for 1938. Until further evidence is available it cannot be admitted as a Yorkshire moth.

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