Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Rare and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Late Jun-mid Aug.
Foodplant: Rosebay Willowherb.
|Year first recorded||1985||1996||1905||1883|
|Year last recorded||2012||1996||2012||2013|
|Number of records||10||1||12||2|
|Number of individuals||11||1||16||1|
For the county, we have a total of 25 records from 21 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Some records are of larvae.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Formerly regarded as scarce there has been a considerable increase in records of this moth in recent years and it is now recorded regularly in small numbers throughout vice-counties 61 to 64.