Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Fairly common and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Sep-Dec.
Foodplant: Broadleaved trees.
|Year first recorded||1805||1883||1883||1883||1880|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||885||630||836||1317||327|
|Number of individuals||1355||1029||1481||3033||579|
For the county, we have a total of 3995 records from 424 sites. First recorded in 1805.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from all five vice-counties but often seems less common than some of the previous species. Possibly less recorded at light due to its later flight period, larvae are widely reported over the County.
2012 (CHF): Remains common and widespread across the county with no recent changes in numbers or distribution.