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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jun-mid Sep.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Wild Carrot on chalk and coast.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded20092009
Number of records53106
Number of individuals60120
Unique positions3570
Unique locations3366
Adult records3876
Immature records24

For the region, we have a total of 106 records from 66 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


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© Debra Saunders

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