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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Jul-May, hibernates over winter.

Forewing: 8-10mm.

Foodplant: Various umbellifers, like 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 recorded188520001885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records15186474
Number of individuals130115490
Unique positions575124
Unique locations485106
Adult records13686444
Immature records6012

For the region, we have a total of 474 records from 106 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0714 Agonopterix yeatiana 04
© Julian Francis
0714 Agonopterix yeatiana 03
© Julian Francis
0714 Agonopterix yeatiana 02
© Julian Francis
0714 Agonopterix yeatiana 05
© Julian Francis
0714 Agonopterix yeatiana 01
© M Parsons/Butterfly Conservation

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