Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, May-Jun.
Foodplant: Scots Pine, Corsican Pine
|Year first recorded||1883||1883||1846||1883||1880|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||166||548||267||526||113|
|Number of individuals||153||936||327||769||150|
For the county, we have a total of 1620 records from 462 sites. First recorded in 1846.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Often common near or in coniferous plantations and occasionally away from such areas. Widely recorded in vice-counties 61 to 64 but only taken at two sites in VC65 (Harmby and Baldersby St James).
2012 (CHF): Still reasonably common amongst pines in most parts of the county.