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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Bird's-foot Trefoil.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded189420111982
Year last recorded198020131984
Number of records233
Number of individuals140
Unique positions231
Unique locations231
Adult records213
Immature records020

For the county, we have a total of 8 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1894.


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Species Account

Argus 63, 2011:
A local moth previously recorded from VCs 61 and 63, this is the first county occurrence since 1984.
VC62. Bran Sands, Redcar, 21.6.2011 conf. HEB (RWo). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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