Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Scarce and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Jul, possible second generation, Aug-mid Sep.
Foodplant: Sow Thistle and Dandelion.
|Year first recorded||1953|
|Year last recorded||2014|
|Number of records||88|
|Number of individuals||89|
For the county, we have a total of 88 records from 13 sites. First recorded in 1953.
Sutton and Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Spurn, two in July 1953 (as rufana (Scopoli)) (Michaelis, 1954), common on shore, July 1963 (HNM); Rudston, 14.7.1983 det. HEB (ASE).