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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Aug-Jun, hibernates over winter.

Forewing: 7-8mm.

Foodplant: Common Mallow and Hollyhock.

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 recorded187420101874
Year last recorded200820102010
Number of records27156
Number of individuals15132
Unique positions14130
Unique locations14130
Adult records25152
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 56 records from 30 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1874.


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