Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, May-Jul.
Foodplant: Broadleaved trees.
|Year first recorded||1929||1953||1883||1883||1880|
|Year last recorded||2012||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||22||262||316||490||59|
|Number of individuals||13||299||369||758||68|
For the county, we have a total of 1149 records from 305 sites. First recorded in 1880.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded from wooded areas in all five vice-counties but only found frequently in vice-counties 62 to 64.
2012 (CHF): Numbers have declined significantly in the last twenty years and this is no longer a common moth in the county. Still unusual in the east of VC61 and in VC65.