Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: Mid Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Field Maple and Sycamore.
|Year first recorded||1983||1883||1883||1883||1980|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||868||121||373||389||156|
|Number of individuals||1450||166||541||735||309|
For the county, we have a total of 1907 records from 265 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A moth which has become much more frequent since Porritt's time, it is now widespread and fairly common among sycamore in vice-counties 61 to 64.
VC65. Baldersby St. James, August 1980 det. HEB (TAP).; Hutton Conyers, three 3.8.2000, 7.8.2000 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.