Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Rare and restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 2 leaf-mine. See here for explanation
|Year first recorded||1868||1891||2010||2010|
|Year last recorded||1992||2013||2015||2014|
|Number of records||2||5||5||3|
|Number of individuals||1||2||8||0|
For the county, we have a total of 15 records from 11 sites. First recorded in 1868.
Most records are of leaf-mines.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local on moorland localities.
Argus 60, 2010: This moth is widespread on the higher southern Pennine moors with a few records from the North York moors in VC62. Its occurrence in vice-counties 64 and 65, where it has evidently been previously overlooked, comes as no surprise.
VC64. Brimham Rocks, mines 1.4.2010 (CHF); Barden Moor, mines 13.4.2010 (DP). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC65. Agra Moor and Colsterdale, mines on cowberry 11.3.2010 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD