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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nb

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

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul to Aug, (Sep-Oct)

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: Not known in the wild

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1883
Year last recorded1883
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 1883.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Not recorded since Porritt (1883-86) when T. Wilkinson recorded it from Scarborough (VC62). Unlike H. rostralis (Linnaeus), this is still quite widespread in the South of England so it is conceivable that it could reappear in Yorkshire.

Current status (CHF, 2011): Last record 1883, unlikely to reappear in Yorkshire though the breeding populations in the south seem to be healthy. (NB, the Knaresborough record is an input error; there has only been the one county record)

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