Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Migrant
Local Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Foodplant: Nuts of Oak, Hazel, Beech and Walnut
|Year first recorded||1999||2012|
|Year last recorded||2014||2012|
|Number of records||4||2|
|Number of individuals||4||2|
For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1999.
Beaumont, 2002: A scarce migrant that has otherwise only been recorded from the south coast of England.
VC61. Spurn, 3.8.1999 (BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 56, 2008: Following the first British record in 1990 this moth has become a fairly regular immigrant to the southern counties of England but seldom penetrates as far north as Yorkshire. There is only a single previous county record, from Spurn in 1999.
VC61. Spurn NNR., 31.7.2008 (BRS); South Landing (Flamborough), 1.8.2008 (IM).