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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nb

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: One generation, Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 18-21mm.

Foodplant: Herbaceous plants.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1992
Year last recorded1992
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1992.


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© Andy Nunn

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, 8.6.1992 (BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (CHF, 2011): A record from Spurn, 1992, may have come from the population in East Anglia where it is stable but showing no signs of expansion.

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