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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Sep.

Forewing: 4-6mm.

Foodplant: Rowan and Apple.

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 recorded189120061891
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records23454
Number of individuals23556
Unique positions18240
Unique locations19242
Adult records18444
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 54 records from 42 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


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