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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 4.5-6mm.

Foodplant: Pine spp.

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 recorded194619961946
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records28362
Number of individuals24558
Unique positions18342
Unique locations16338
Adult records27360
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 62 records from 38 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1946.


1207 Clavigesta prudeyi 02
© David Foot
1207 Calvigesta purdeyi 01
© Jack Oughton

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