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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-Jun.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Alder, Rowan, Bilberry.

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 recorded188819961888
Year last recorded201020032010
Number of records602124
Number of individuals851172
Unique positions482100
Unique locations33270
Adult records482100
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 124 records from 70 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1888.


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