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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 Aug.

Forewing: 6-9mm.

Foodplant: Teasel.

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:

 VC9VC11Region
Year first recorded188419981884
Year last recorded201020072010
Number of records32472
Number of individuals20346
Unique positions26154
Unique locations24150
Adult records9222
Immature records8220

For the region, we have a total of 72 records from 50 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1884.
 

Photos


1097 Endothenia gentianaeana 01
© Tom Morris

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