Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: June and July and again from August, when the adults hibernate.
Foodplant: Small-leaved willows.
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||1883||1989||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2015|
|Number of records||71||18||52||43||16|
|Number of individuals||80||20||52||76||15|
For the county, we have a total of 200 records from 67 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded sporadically across all five vice-counties, recent records are mainly from vice-counties 62 and 63 but it is seldom reported to be common.