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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Rare migrant

Local Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Sep.

Forewing: 15-18mm.

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1999
Year last recorded1999
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1999.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Not recorded since Porritt (1883-86). He considered the single record, from Strensall Common (VC62), to need confirmation so it is doubtful whether this species should be included as a Yorkshire moth. However map 167 in MBGBI 10 shows 1-3 records from VC64 between 1835 and 1982. Either this is misplaced for Strensall or some other record exists.

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Kilnsea, 3.8.1999 (DPB).

2012 (CHF): We still have just the one confirmed record.

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