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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare, no recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mid Nov-Dec.

Forewing: M 10-11mm, F 5mm.

Foodplant: Various shrubs.

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 recorded18631863
Year last recorded18911891
Number of records1734
Number of individuals1632
Unique positions36
Unique locations36
Adult records1632
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 34 records from 6 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1863.


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Species Account

For further information refer UK Moths.

A series of records 1868 to 1891, all singles and mostly males where noted, all in the Glanvilles Wootton area by C.W. Dale.

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