Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 adult, 2 leaf-mine See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Small-leaved Lime.
|Year first recorded||2008||2008||2001||2005||2008|
|Year last recorded||2014||2013||2014||2014||2010|
|Number of records||6||3||20||5||2|
|Number of individuals||16||4||23||2||0|
For the county, we have a total of 36 records from 34 sites. First recorded in 2001.
Most records are of leaf-mines.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC63. Rossington, 1.8.2001 (RIH). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 50, 2005:
VC64. Sharow, 21.6.2005 conf. HEB (JCW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 56, 2008:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, larval mine on Tilia cordata 4.9.2008 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Current status (HEB, 2011): A moth with a distribution in the southern and midland counties of England so did not require much of a range extension to reach Yorkshire. The first Yorkshire occurrence was at Rossington (VC63) in 2001 since when it has been recorded (usually from leaf mines) from all five vice-counties.