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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and restricted distribution, resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun

Forewing: 6-8mm.

Foodplant: Bilberry and bog myrtle.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded20062006
Number of records1734
Number of individuals1530
Unique positions1530
Unique locations1530
Adult records48
Immature records48

For the region, we have a total of 34 records from 30 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


0991 Clepsis senecionana 02
© Pat Clement
0991 Clepsis senecionana 01
© Tom Morris

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