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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late May-Oct.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Phragmites.

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 recorded199620001996
Year last recorded200920072009
Number of records7320
Number of individuals6624
Unique positions7320
Unique locations7320
Adult records216
Immature records5214

For the region, we have a total of 20 records from 20 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1996.


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Species Account

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