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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare, no recent record.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5.5-7.5mm.

Foodplant: Ploughman's-spikenard and Common Fleabane.

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 recorded19391939
Year last recorded19391939
Number of records12
Number of individuals12
Unique positions12
Unique locations12
Adult records00
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1939.


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Species Account

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