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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late Apr-Aug.

Forewing: 3mm.

Foodplant: Various grasses.

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 recorded18961896
Year last recorded20052005
Number of records1224
Number of individuals36
Unique positions1020
Unique locations1224
Adult records48
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 24 records from 24 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1896.


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