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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jul-Sep, a few overwinter through to following Spring.

Forewing: 5mm.

Foodplant: Ash.

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 recorded18851885
Year last recorded20102010
Number of records3876
Number of individuals4896
Unique positions2754
Unique locations2652
Adult records3060
Immature records00

For the region, we have a total of 76 records from 52 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


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