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Distribution


 
 

Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid May-mid Jun, and Jul-Sep.

Forewing: 12-15mm.

Foodplant: Sea Lavender.

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:

 VC9VC11Region
Year first recorded188919971889
Year last recorded200620052006
Number of records24456
Number of individuals1185246
Unique positions20346
Unique locations19344
Adult records19446
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 56 records from 44 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.
 

Photos


1488 Agdistis bennetii 04
© Julian Francis
1488 Agdistis bennetii 03
© Julian Francis
1488 Agdistis bennetii 02
© Julian Francis
1488 Agdistis bennetii 01
© Julian Francis

Species Account


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