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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid May-Aug.

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Wild Parsnip, Hogweed.

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 recorded18891889
Year last recorded20092009
Number of records1938
Number of individuals2040
Unique positions1224
Unique locations1224
Adult records1326
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 38 records from 24 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


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© Gillian Nash, August 2015
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© Gillian Nash, August 2015

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