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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:

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Wild Thyme.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1949185919841943
Year last recorded1999188319841943
Number of records2211
Number of individuals1001
Unique positions2211
Unique locations2211
Adult records2211
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1859.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Wharram Quarry, 30.7.1999 det. HEB (ASE).

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