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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Sep.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Coastal plants such as Sea-blite, Sea aster and Glasswort.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded2007
Year last recorded2014
Number of records12
Number of individuals14
Unique positions2
Unique locations2
Adult records12
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 12 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 2007.


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Species Account

Argus 54, 2007:
VC61. Spurn, 17.6.2007 gen. det. HEB (BRS), 12.8 & 5.9.2007 (BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (HEB, 2011): Another salt-marsh species with a wide coastal distribution nationally. First located at Spurn (VC61) in 2007.

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