Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: May-Jun.
Foodplant: Aspen, Black Poplar.
|Year first recorded||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2012||1904||2011|
|Number of records||8||3||5|
|Number of individuals||9||0||3|
For the county, we have a total of 16 records from 10 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded quite regularly from a number of localities in vice-counties 62 to 64 in the second half on the nineteenth and the beginning of the present (20th) centuries, there has been no record from anywhere in the County since the early 1940s.
VC64. Bishop Wood, two 8.6.1966, 1.6.1968 (CCS).