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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Migrant/Adventive

Local Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 10-12mm.

Foodplant: Wax in bee hives.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1997
Year last recorded1997
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 1997.


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Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Spurn, 8.8.1997 det. HEB (BRS) (Beaumont, 1998). NEW COUNTY RECORD and the FIRST BRITISH RECORD.

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