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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 4.5-6mm.

Foodplant: Wild Strawberry.

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 recorded18901890
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records2550
Number of individuals2958
Unique positions2142
Unique locations1938
Adult records1734
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 50 records from 38 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1890.


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