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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Fairly common and widespread resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

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 recorded198919981989
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records18978534
Number of individuals19842334434
Unique positions11212248
Unique locations928200
Adult records18978534
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 534 records from 200 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1989.


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