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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Adventive

Local Status: Very rare adventive.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Jul.

Forewing: 4.5-8.5mm.

Foodplant: Seeds of Wheat and Maize.

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 recorded18431843
Year last recorded20032003
Number of records510
Number of individuals36
Unique positions48
Unique locations36
Adult records36
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 10 records from 6 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1843.


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