Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug.
|Year first recorded||1983||1992||1982||1977||2002|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||83||19||123||56||20|
|Number of individuals||70||25||152||57||23|
For the county, we have a total of 301 records from 112 sites. First recorded in 1977.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A species which has become much more frequent during the last fifteen years and is now recorded from all five vice-counties. It occurs regularly and fairly commonly in the southern part of VC63, elsewhere records are more sporadic but increasing in frequency.
Beaumont, 2002: Has continued to increase in frequency and is now widespread and common throughout vice-counties 61 to 64, but is still only recorded from a single locality in vice-county 65.