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: Dog Rose.
|Year first recorded||1859|
|Year last recorded||1982|
|Number of records||4|
|Number of individuals||1|
For the county, we have a total of 4 records from 4 sites. First recorded in 1859.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Local and uncommon.
2013 (CHF): A very rare moth in the county with all records in the south of VC63. The larvae feed on rose and form characteristic white upper-surface blotches which often takes over the whole leaflet. The leaflet then contracts and folds over.