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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-early Sep.

Forewing: 8-11mm.

Foodplant: Centaury, Yellow-wort and Gentian spp.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1948187719211883
Year last recorded2003201120141883
Number of records5251
Number of individuals3250
Unique positions4251
Unique locations4251
Adult records3251
Immature records2000

For the county, we have a total of 13 records from 12 sites. First recorded in 1877.


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Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local and not recorded recently.

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