Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug, then hibernates to following Spring.
|Year first recorded||1988||1859||1883||1963||2001|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||9||10||25||28||10|
|Number of individuals||7||1||18||10||5|
For the county, we have a total of 82 records from 67 sites. First recorded in 1859.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This species was formerly confused with C. betulicola (Hering) and many early records cannot be substantiated. There are few confirmed County records, it is certainly under-recorded and should be looked for among alder.