Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: Mid Apr-Jun.
|Year first recorded||1991||1859||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2015||2013|
|Number of records||47||42||177||79||12|
|Number of individuals||265||160||2198||1128||45|
For the county, we have a total of 357 records from 203 sites. First recorded in 1859.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and abundant in all five vice-counties.
2013 (CHF): A common moth of woodland across the county, often seen "dancing" in dappled sunlight in swarms around the outer branches of oaks or hazel. It also come to light. The large size and the metallic green wings make it unlikely to be confused with other species.