Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Thought to be mosses.
|Year first recorded||1952||1883||1980||2010|
|Year last recorded||2012||1883||2014||2010|
|Number of records||21||1||6||1|
|Number of individuals||29||0||5||1|
For the county, we have a total of 29 records from 16 sites. First recorded in 1883.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Formerly considered to be a moth of sandy coasts it has been recorded regularly in recent years on the clay soils of southern VC63.
Argus 60, 2010: A local moth, previous records have been restricted to the south of Yorkshire.
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 21.8.2010 gen. det. (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.