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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 5-7.5mm.

Foodplant: Yarrow.

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 recorded188520021885
Year last recorded201020022010
Number of records23250
Number of individuals523110
Unique positions19242
Unique locations16134
Adult records16236
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 50 records from 34 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


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© Debra Saunders

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