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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Rare and very local coastal resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 5.5-6.5mm.

Foodplant: Shrubby Sea-blite.

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 recorded18961896
Year last recorded20082008
Number of records1836
Number of individuals3774
Unique positions1428
Unique locations918
Adult records612
Immature records918

For the region, we have a total of 36 records from 18 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1896.


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