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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: Two generations, Jun-Jul and Sep-Oct.

Forewing: 9-13mm.

Foodplant: Viper's Bugloss.

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 recorded199420051994
Year last recorded200620052006
Number of records6114
Number of individuals5112
Unique positions5112
Unique locations5112
Adult records6114
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 12 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1994.


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