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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late Jul-Oct, hibernating to Spring.

Forewing: 8.5-10mm.

Foodplant: Rough Chervil.

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 recorded188520101885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records38178
Number of individuals32166
Unique positions16134
Unique locations16134
Adult records31164
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 78 records from 34 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


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