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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 6.5-7mm.

Foodplant: Sycamore.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded195519991955
Year last recorded201020062010
Number of records4211106
Number of individuals4213110
Unique positions23250
Unique locations21246
Adult records3911100
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 106 records from 46 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1955.


1233 Pammene aurita 03
© Joe Stockwell
1233 Pammene aurita 02
© Mike Hetherington 6 August 2014
1233 Pammene aurita 01
© Chris Manley, 2 Aug 2004

Species Account

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