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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local coastal resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-early Aug.

Forewing: 5-8mm.

Foodplant: Wild Carrot.

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 recorded18841884
Year last recorded20082008
Number of records1428
Number of individuals1224
Unique positions1224
Unique locations1122
Adult records48
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 28 records from 22 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1884.


0944 Aethes williana 02
© Jack Oughton
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© Dave Shenton

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