Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Aug-Sep.
|Year first recorded||1883||1883||1883||1859||1880|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||914||561||399||959||293|
|Number of individuals||1384||1025||553||3158||853|
For the county, we have a total of 3126 records from 434 sites. First recorded in 1859.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded widely in vice-counties 62, 64 and 65 but usually in small numbers. Apparently rather less common in vice-counties 61 and 63 although the foodplant (ash) is frequent throughout.
2012 (CHF): A common moth, widespread across the county. Numbers are stable and the distribution has not altered recently.