Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Na
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: One gen. late Jul-late Aug.
Foodplant: English Elm, Wych Elm, Small-leaved Elm.
|Year first recorded||1871||1955|
|Year last recorded||1891||1955|
|Number of records||4||1|
|Number of individuals||0||1|
For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1871.
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Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Only recorded once since Porritt, at Knaresborough (VC64) in 1955 (YNU, 1970). Porritt (1883-86,1904) had various records, all from VC63.
Current status (CHF, 2011): Last record 1955. Populations declined sharply from the 1970s onwards and its range has contracted. Unlikely to be seen again in Yorkshire.