Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Abundant and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Herbaceous plants.
|Year first recorded||1876||1883||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||7228||1714||1553||1672||586|
|Number of individuals||23183||3721||4145||6458||1426|
For the county, we have a total of 12753 records from 534 sites. First recorded in 1876.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Possibly more common than formerly. Now recorded commonly from all five vice-counties.
2012 (CHF): Present in good numbers all across the county but much less common in upland areas. The markings are similar to Uncertain and Rustic but the Orbicular and reniform stigmata do not have pale outlines.