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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: Mid Apr-Jun.

Forewing: 4.5-6mm.

Foodplant: Bitter Vetch and Bush Vetch.

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 recorded18421842
Year last recorded20092009
Number of records4692
Number of individuals372744
Unique positions3774
Unique locations2652
Adult records3264
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 92 records from 52 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1842.


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