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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May, and mid June-Aug.

Forewing: 6-8.5mm.

Foodplant: Sheep's Sorrell.

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 recorded188919931889
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records41694
Number of individuals526116
Unique positions39486
Unique locations30468
Adult records37482
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 94 records from 68 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


0796 Aroga velocella 03 (conf. P.Sterling)
© Gillian Nash, 25 June 2020
0796 Aroga velocella 02 (conf. P.Sterling)
© Gillian Nash, 25June 2020
0796 Aroga velocella 01
© Dave Shenton

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