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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 3-4mm.

Foodplant: Juniper and Leyland Cypress.

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 recorded200720092007
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records228
Number of individuals228
Unique positions216
Unique locations216
Adult records228
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 8 records from 6 sites. Earliest record on file is in 2007.


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© Tom Morris

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