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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: Mar-Apr.

Forewing: M 7.5-9mm.

Foodplant: Bog-myrtle, Sallow, Blackthorn, Meadowsweet, Silverweed, Bramble and Buckthorn.

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:

 VC9Region
Year first recorded18851885
Year last recorded20052005
Number of records1428
Number of individuals1020
Unique positions1224
Unique locations1122
Adult records816
Immature records24

For the region, we have a total of 28 records from 22 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.
 

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