Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: pRDB1
Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: -
Foodplant: Lesser Stitchwort, Field Mouse-ear.
|Year first recorded||1887|
|Year last recorded||1942|
|Number of records||3|
|Number of individuals||1|
For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1887.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough, larvae on leaves of field mouse-ear chickweed in May 1857, moths reared in June by TW. FIRST BRITISH RECORD (Stainton, 1858a), recorded regularly thereafter by many lepidopterists to at least the end of the century; Pickering 21.6.1942 by AS (Walsh, 1956).