Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: Two generations, May-Jul, Jul-Sep.
Foodplant: Goat Willow, Grey Willow, sallows and poplars.
|Year first recorded||1929||1953||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2015|
|Number of records||1159||534||766||1279||135|
|Number of individuals||1439||673||1060||2127||258|
For the county, we have a total of 3873 records from 626 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from damp areas overall five vice-counties, although rather locally in VC61 and apparently absent from the Wolds. Occasionally common but generally taken in smaller numbers than C.pusaria (Linnaeus).
2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across the county particularly in damp areas with sallows. No recent changes in numbers or distribution.