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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-early Jul.

Forewing: 4.5-5mm.

Foodplant: Various grasses.

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 recorded19901990
Year last recorded20092009
Number of records3468
Number of individuals68136
Unique positions2652
Unique locations2346
Adult records3060
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 68 records from 46 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1990.


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