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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: Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 4-5.5mm.

Foodplant: Various sedges.

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 recorded18911891
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records816
Number of individuals56112
Unique positions714
Unique locations714
Adult records36
Immature records36

For the region, we have a total of 16 records from 14 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.
 

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