Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Uncommon and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Mid May-mid Jun, and Jul-Sep.
Foodplant: Sea Lavender.
|Year first recorded||1947||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||1884|
|Number of records||196||2|
|Number of individuals||261||0|
For the county, we have a total of 198 records from 16 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local in saltmarshes.
Argus 60, 2010: There has been an increase in the number of records during the past few years and 2010 continued this trend. All records from VC61 at Spurn, Kilnsea and Easington.