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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May and Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: Skullcap and Lesser Skullcap.

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 recorded19311931
Year last recorded20022002
Number of records510
Number of individuals24
Unique positions48
Unique locations48
Adult records24
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 10 records from 8 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1931.


0387 Prochoreutis sehestediana 02
© Jenny Seawright
0387 Prochoreutis sehestediana 01
© Jenny Seawright

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