Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Very rare and very local adventive.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Several generations, May-Oct.
Foodplant: Azalea and Rhododendron.
|Year first recorded||2000|
|Year last recorded||2014|
|Number of records||15|
|Number of individuals||35|
For the county, we have a total of 15 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 2000.
VC63. Rossington, 9.9.2000 (RIH). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
Current status (HEB, 2011): A native of eastern Asia that has been introduced to Europe with imported Azalea and Rhododendron species. First found at Rossington (VC63) in 2000 with further moths in 2005.