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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 3.5-4.5mm.

Foodplant: Fungus on decaying wood.

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 recorded196719931967
Year last recorded201020092010
Number of records7224192
Number of individuals7322190
Unique positions567126
Unique locations517116
Adult records7123188
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 192 records from 116 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1967.


0640 Batia lunaris 02
© Tom Morris
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© Jenny Seawright

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