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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-Jun.

Forewing: 4.5-5.5mm.

Foodplant: Dog Violet and Hairy Violet.

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 recorded187220021872
Year last recorded200920022009
Number of records22146
Number of individuals511104
Unique positions20142
Unique locations18138
Adult records9120
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 46 records from 38 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1872.


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