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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Oct-Nov, overwinters to Spring

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Heather and Erica heath.

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 recorded184219981842
Year last recorded201020012010
Number of records546120
Number of individuals1004208
Unique positions45396
Unique locations39282
Adult records35580
Immature records4110

For the region, we have a total of 120 records from 82 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1842.


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