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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late May-Aug.

Forewing: 5-7mm.

Foodplant: Sea Aster.

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 recorded18771877
Year last recorded20052005
Number of records1734
Number of individuals2244
Unique positions1020
Unique locations1122
Adult records714
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 34 records from 22 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1877.


0932 Phalonidia affinitana 01 larva on Aster tripolium
© Jenny Seawright
0932 Phalonidia affinitana 02 adult ex larva
© Jenny Seawright

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