Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: May-Jun.
Foodplant: Wild Privet and Sea Buckthorn.
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||2010||1987|
|Year last recorded||2010||1883||2012||1990|
|Number of records||3||2||3||2|
|Number of individuals||2||0||7||2|
For the county, we have a total of 10 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Quite widely recorded but local in vice-counties 61 to 64.
2013 (CHF):Similar in appearance to Nemophora degeerella but considerably smaller. Very local in the county. Usually seen flying in sunshine around wild privet, ash or sea-buckthorn but also coming to light.