Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Two generations, May-Jul, Jul-Sep.
Foodplant: Pedunculate Oak. Sessile Oak and Turkey Oak.
|Year first recorded||1992||1932||1883||1883||2004|
|Year last recorded||2014||1984||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||36||5||44||13||2|
|Number of individuals||33||5||42||4||2|
For the county, we have a total of 100 records from 59 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are only three recent sites for this species and two older, previously missed, records.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 7.6.2004 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
2012 (CHF): This species seems to be doing well in oak-rich areas in the south of the county though we still only receive a handful of records. There have now been records in all five VCs with one in VC65 in 2004.