Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug.
|Year first recorded||2005||1883||1996||2002||2001|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2013||2012||2011|
|Number of records||56||7||12||11||8|
|Number of individuals||69||6||23||11||20|
For the county, we have a total of 94 records from 35 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A single record which Bradley, Tremewan and Smith (1979) regarded as unconfirmed.
Beaumont, 2002: There was previously only an unconfirmed record from Scarborough in the mid-nineteenth century. Since 1996 there have been a number of records in the south of the County where it is evidently resident.
VC63. Gibbing Greave Wood, several to MV light 19.7.1996; Maltby Far Common, 2.7.1999; Anston Stones Wood, 16 & 30.7.1999; Bowden Housteads Wood, several 23.7.1999 (HEB). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 16.7 & 17.8.2001; Magdalen Wood, 14.7.2004 (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.