Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Very rare and very local migrant/wanderer.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul-Aug.
|Year first recorded||2004|
|Year last recorded||2005|
|Number of records||2|
|Number of individuals||2|
For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 2004.
Current status (CHF, 2011): NEW COUNTY RECORD - Spurn, 11.8.2004 (ASE, HEB) and another the following year. These were thought likely to be immigrants rather than wanderers from the populations in the south and south-west, however like many other lichen-feeders, this moth is doing well in its main strongholds and may be increasing its breeding range.