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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Sep.

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: White Clover.

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 recorded20032003
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records1938
Number of individuals2244
Unique positions1020
Unique locations1020
Adult records1938
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 38 records from 20 sites. Earliest record on file is in 2003.


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Species Account

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