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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3 adult, 2 leaf-mine   See here for explanation

Flight time: May-mid Jun., and Aug.

Forewing: 4mm.

Foodplant: Unusually wide range of food plants, including Hawthorn, Apple, Rowan etc.

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 recorded189119991891
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records30570
Number of individuals25866
Unique positions23454
Unique locations22452
Adult records318
Immature records19242

For the region, we have a total of 70 records from 52 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.


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