Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Aug, Mar-Apr after hibernation.
Foodplant: Blackthorn and hawthorn.
|Year first recorded||2006||1883||2013|
|Year last recorded||2014||1883||2013|
|Number of records||9||1||1|
|Number of individuals||9||0||1|
For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A single old record which is well to the north of the recorded range of this species in Britain and upon which some doubt must be cast.
Argus 52, 2006: There was previously only a single unconfirmed record from York made prior to 1883.
VC61. Spurn, 6.8.2006 (BRS). FIRST CONFIRMED COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 69, 2013: All previous recent records have been from VC61.
VC63. Connisbrough, -.4.2013 (THa). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.