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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Buckthorn, Alder Buckthorn.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1999
Year last recorded2010
Number of records2
Number of individuals2
Unique positions2
Unique locations1
Adult records2
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1999.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC63. Anston Stones Wood, 16.7.1999 (HEB). All previous British records appear to be from East Anglia southwards. NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 60, 2010: This is only the second county record; the previous one was from the same locality in 1999.
VC63. Anston Stones Wood, 30.6.2010 gen. det. (HEB).

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