Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Foodplant: Sheep's Fescue.
|Year first recorded||1956|
|Year last recorded||2014|
|Number of records||8|
|Number of individuals||23|
For the county, we have a total of 8 records from 6 sites. First recorded in 1956.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC64. Grassington, recorded at intervals since the beginning of the present (20th) century to recent times by several collectors; Malham Tarn, occasional on limestone (Michaelis, 1956), specimens dated 23.7.1956, 30.7.1958 in NHM collection.