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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 7.5-9.5

Foodplant: Common Gromwell.

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 recorded189120031891
Year last recorded201020032010
Number of records801162
Number of individuals3571716
Unique positions32166
Unique locations27156
Adult records751152
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 162 records from 56 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


0178 Ethmia dodecea 06
© Paul Harris
0718 Ethmia dodecea 05
© Gillian Nash, June 2014
0718 Ethmia dodecea 04
© Paul Harris
0718 Ethmia dodecea 03
© Jamie McMillan
0718 Ethmia dodecea 02
© M Parsons/Butterfly Conservation
0718 Ethmia dodecea 01
© Tom Morris

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