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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Sep.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Coastal plants, including Buck's-horn plantain and Sea Plantain.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded18831883
Year last recorded20141883
Number of records222
Number of individuals220
Unique positions52
Unique locations62
Adult records222
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 24 records from 8 sites. First recorded in 1883.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Flamborough Head by E. Horton (Porritt, 1883-86); Spurn, two in 1952 (Michaelis, 1954).

VC62. Scarborough by TW; Saltburn by JS (Porritt, 1883-86).

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