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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 7-9mm.

Foodplant: Blackthorn.

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 recorded181519991815
Year last recorded201019992010
Number of records601122
Number of individuals681138
Unique positions27156
Unique locations26154
Adult records501102
Immature records306

For the region, we have a total of 122 records from 54 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1815.


0668 Luquetia lobella 05
© Julian Francis
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© Julian Francis
0668 Luquetia lobella 02
© Julian Francis, 11 Jun 2014
0668 Luquetia lobella 01
© Debra Saunders

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