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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 4.5-6mm.

Foodplant: Hawthorn and Rowan.

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 recorded188919981889
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records5416140
Number of individuals10442292
Unique positions38484
Unique locations29364
Adult records5116134
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 140 records from 64 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1889.


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