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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mar-Sep.

Forewing: 4-5mm.

Foodplant: Bramble, Raspberry.

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 recorded20082008
Number of records1938
Number of individuals1224
Unique positions1530
Unique locations1428
Adult records1020
Immature records12

For the region, we have a total of 38 records from 28 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1877.


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