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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun and Aug-Sep.

Forewing: 3.5-4.5mm.

Foodplant: Orache, Goosefoot, also Sea Purslane.

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 recorded18441844
Year last recorded19971997
Number of records1020
Number of individuals24
Unique positions918
Unique locations1020
Adult records12
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 20 records from 20 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1844.


0747 Chrysoesthia sexguttella 01 on Chenopodium
© Jenny Seawright
0747 Chrysoesthia sexguttella 02 on Chenopodium
© Jenny Seawright
0747 Chrysoesthia sexguttella 03 ex mine
© Jenny Seawright

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