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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 3.5-5mm.

Foodplant: Dead leaves and birds nests.

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 recorded18701870
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records2958
Number of individuals2040
Unique positions1938
Unique locations1938
Adult records2550
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 58 records from 38 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1870.


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