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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 1   See here for explanation

Flight time: Apr-Oct, most May-Jun.

Forewing: 5.5-8mm.

Foodplant: Leaf litter.

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 recorded199620031996
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records91103388
Number of individuals187151676
Unique positions30978
Unique locations29874
Adult records91103388
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 388 records from 74 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1996.


0656 Tachystola acroxantha 03
© Martin Cade, 11 May 2008
0656 Tachystola acroxantha 02
© Martin Cade, 9 Jun 2010
0656 Tachystola acroxantha 01
© Tom Morris

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