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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB2

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 7mm.

Foodplant: Willowherb spp., especially Rosebay Willowherb.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded20012004
Year last recorded20032004
Number of records51
Number of individuals31
Unique positions21
Unique locations21
Adult records51
Immature records00

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 2001.


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Species Account

Argus 47, 2001-04: The records below represent a considerable extension of range, this moth was previously recorded in Britain only from north Norfolk.
VC61. Allerthrope Wood, 30.7.2001 conf. HEB (EDC) (Chesmore, 2003), 24.7.2002 (HEB) and subsequently. NEW COUNTY RECORD.
VC63. Bawtry Forest, 17.7.2004 (RIH, HEB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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