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Summary Data


Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-mid Jun., and mid Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 3-3.5mm.

Foodplant: Rockroses 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:

 VC9Region
Year first recorded18361836
Year last recorded20052005
Number of records1836
Number of individuals714
Unique positions1530
Unique locations1632
Adult records48
Immature records510

For the region, we have a total of 36 records from 32 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1836.
 

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0884 Mompha miscella 01
© Tom Morris

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