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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Apr-early Jul. Odd records in other months.

Forewing: 3-5mm.

Foodplant: Mainly Broad-leaved Willowherb, sometimes other willowherb spp..

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 recorded188920061889
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records38280
Number of individuals36276
Unique positions20244
Unique locations19242
Adult records35274
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 80 records from 42 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


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© Tom Morris

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