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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late Jan-early Apr.

Forewing: 9-11mm.

Foodplant: A range of bushes and trees, mainly oak and hornbeam.

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 recorded188519981885
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records9475338
Number of individuals12761872926
Unique positions585126
Unique locations514110
Adult records8775324
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 338 records from 110 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


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