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Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local(alien-foodplant)

Local Status: Very rare wanderer from Hampshire colonies or possible resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun and Jul-Aug.

Forewing: 12-14mm.

Foodplant: Orange Balsam in river valleys and damp woodland.

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 recorded20072007
Year last recorded20072007
Number of records12
Number of individuals12
Unique positions12
Unique locations12
Adult records12
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. Earliest record on file is in 2007.


1721 Balsam Carpet 03
© Bagsy
1721 Balsam Carpet 02
© Bagsy
1721 Balsam Carpet 01
© Bagsy

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