Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Honeysuckle, Ash and Wild Privet.
|Year first recorded||1883||1975||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||71||66||35||84||7|
|Number of individuals||53||58||24||79||6|
For the county, we have a total of 263 records from 123 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Very local, but much more widespread than formerly. Many records are from the Ripon and Harrogate area.
2012 (CHF): Local in broad-leaved woodland in the centre and east of the county. This moth occasionally produces a small second generation. A slight reduction in records but no change in range.