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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: Odd records Apr-May, most mid Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 5-6mm.

Foodplant: Creeping Thistle.

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 recorded198220021982
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records1656342
Number of individuals3829782
Unique positions956202
Unique locations836178
Adult records1636338
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 342 records from 178 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1982.


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