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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Oct, overwinters to following Spring.

Forewing: 7-8.5mm.

Foodplant: Creeping Thistle, Spear Thistle.

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 recorded18641864
Year last recorded20092009
Number of records1122
Number of individuals510
Unique positions1020
Unique locations1020
Adult records510
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 22 records from 20 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1864.


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