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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 4.5-5.5mm.

Foodplant: Evergreen Oak.

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 recorded19611961
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records1836
Number of individuals2346
Unique positions1530
Unique locations1326
Adult records1734
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 36 records from 26 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1961.


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Species Account

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