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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, mid Apr-Jun, Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5-8mm.

Foodplant: Pea, Vetch and Clover spp.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records83166
Number of individuals118236
Unique positions61122
Unique locations4794
Adult records71142
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 166 records from 94 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


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