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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 3.5mm.

Foodplant: Oak, Horse Chestnut and Birch.

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 recorded187420081874
Year last recorded200920082009
Number of records21144
Number of individuals13128
Unique positions16134
Unique locations14130
Adult records14130
Immature records6012

For the region, we have a total of 44 records from 30 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1874.


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