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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 5.5-7mm.

Foodplant: Orache.

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 recorded19831983
Year last recorded20082008
Number of records612
Number of individuals612
Unique positions48
Unique locations48
Adult records510
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 12 records from 8 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1983.


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Species Account

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