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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 5.5-6mm.

Foodplant: Birch.

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 recorded199620101996
Year last recorded200820102010
Number of records9324
Number of individuals8322
Unique positions6114
Unique locations6114
Adult records9324
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 24 records from 14 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1996.


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