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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: May-Jul.

Forewing: 5.5-7mm.

Foodplant: Birch and Alder.

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 recorded184019981840
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records4919136
Number of individuals5933184
Unique positions35784
Unique locations32472
Adult records3819114
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 136 records from 72 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1840.


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