Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, May-Jul.
Foodplant: Poplars and willows.
|Year first recorded||1806||1883||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2015||2014|
|Number of records||144||85||83||151||24|
|Number of individuals||90||80||53||170||23|
For the county, we have a total of 487 records from 238 sites. First recorded in 1806.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded very sparsely at light and rarely enters traps, although it may be found at rest near by. Larvae are much more frequently recorded and may be found on sallow, willow or poplar, sometimes commonly in all five vice-counties.
2012 (CHF): Recorded widely across all five vice-counties in small numbers.