Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Rare migrant
Local Status: Very rare and very local migrant/wanderer.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Oraches, goosefoots, Knotgrass.
|Year first recorded||2009|
|Year last recorded||2009|
|Number of records||6|
|Number of individuals||6|
For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 2009.
Argus 58, 2009: Three records of what was probably the same moth. Resident in the Channel Islands and a former resident of the Fens and East Anglia in the 19th Century, but now a scarce migrant to the mainland. This is the furthest north this species has been recorded.
VC61. Easington, 25, 26 and 28.6.2009 (MJS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.