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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Extinct

Local Status: Very rare, no recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 9mm.

Foodplant: Apple and Hawthorn.

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 recorded18151815
Year last recorded18721872
Number of records714
Number of individuals612
Unique positions24
Unique locations12
Adult records612
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 2 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1815.


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