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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, Apr-Jun, Aug-Sep.

Forewing: 5.5-7mm.

Foodplant: Alder, 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 recorded188919981889
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records10137276
Number of individuals20086572
Unique positions837180
Unique locations625134
Adult records8137236
Immature records204

For the region, we have a total of 276 records from 134 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


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