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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late Apr-Jun.

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Scots Pine.

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 recorded199519981995
Year last recorded201020002010
Number of records11226
Number of individuals8118
Unique positions10224
Unique locations10224
Adult records9222
Immature records102

For the region, we have a total of 26 records from 24 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1995.


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