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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: pRDB2

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade G adult, 3 larvae   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 6.5-8.5mm.

Foodplant: Common Rock-rose

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded19991999
Number of records510
Number of individuals12
Unique positions48
Unique locations48
Adult records00
Immature records48

For the region, we have a total of 10 records from 8 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


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Species Account

Most records are of larval cases. Refer UK Moths.

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