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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: White Clover.

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 recorded188420041884
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records782160
Number of individuals632130
Unique positions41286
Unique locations40284
Adult records682140
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 160 records from 84 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1884.


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Species Account

For further information refer UK Moths.
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