Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, May-Aug.
|Year first recorded||1990||1883||1883||1883||1984|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||28||26||51||69||7|
|Number of individuals||23||15||42||54||17|
For the county, we have a total of 181 records from 112 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are several new sites for this very local species but its general distribution has changed very little since 1970.
2012 (CHF): This species remains local in damp areas with alder and is only ever encountered in small numbers. It always rests with its wings closed.