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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: Honeysuckle.

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 recorded181620001816
Year last recorded201020092010
Number of records428100
Number of individuals37788
Unique positions37380
Unique locations31368
Adult records32880
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 100 records from 68 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1816.


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