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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Probably two generations, May, Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5.5mm.

Foodplant: Lime and Birch.

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 recorded199319981993
Year last recorded200920102010
Number of records3020100
Number of individuals11224272
Unique positions24660
Unique locations23556
Adult records281994
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 100 records from 56 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1993.


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