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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: Mid May-Jul.

Forewing: 10-14mm.

Foodplant: Various trees and shrubs, especially Ivy.

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 recorded188519991885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records14346378
Number of individuals12958374
Unique positions678150
Unique locations648144
Adult records13245354
Immature records012

For the region, we have a total of 378 records from 144 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


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© Tom Morris

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