Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: pRDB2
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Roots of Colt's-foot and Butterbur.
|Year first recorded||1993||1904|
|Year last recorded||2011||2006|
|Number of records||10||6|
|Number of individuals||10||6|
For the county, we have a total of 16 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1904.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A species which occurred principally on the coast of Northumberland and Durham from the late 1870s to about 1910.
Beaumont, 2002: There had been no Yorkshire record since 1909, recent records are from the opposite end of the County.
VC61. Spurn, 9.6.1993 det. HEB, 7.6.1996, 9.6.1997 (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 50, 2005: All recent records have been from this locality, it is uncertain whether it is a scarce resident or an irregular immigrant.