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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB3

Local Status: Rare and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 6mm.

Foodplant: Butcher's-broom.

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 recorded18861886
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records1836
Number of individuals4386
Unique positions1326
Unique locations1122
Adult records918
Immature records612

For the region, we have a total of 36 records from 22 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1886.


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