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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare, no recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 6.5-9mm.

Foodplant: Field Scabious.

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:

 VC9Region
Year first recorded18261826
Year last recorded18911891
Number of records36
Number of individuals12
Unique positions36
Unique locations24
Adult records12
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 6 records from 4 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1826.
 

Photos


0147 Nemophora metallica 01
© M Parsons/Butterfly Conservation

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