Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Uncommon and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jul-Sep.
Foodplant: Herbaceous plants.
|Year first recorded||1874||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2013||1989||1940|
|Number of records||1571||22||16||3|
|Number of individuals||2472||41||0||0|
For the county, we have a total of 1612 records from 62 sites. First recorded in 1874.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are few recent records. This species is very local in Yorkshire except on the coast.
2012 (CHF): There is a healthy colony of this moth at Spurn and it is reported most years from Teesside. There have been many inland records from the west of VC61 but it has not been reported from there since 2006. No records from VC63 since 1989.