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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late Jun-Sep.

Forewing: 4.5-6mm.

Foodplant: Thought to be mosses.

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 recorded188520051885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records33678
Number of individuals14742
Unique positions26460
Unique locations26460
Adult records27666
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 78 records from 60 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


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