Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Norway Spruce, Sitka Spruce.
|Year first recorded||1901||1992||2010||1995|
|Year last recorded||1901||2013||2011||2012|
|Number of records||1||2||2||3|
|Number of individuals||0||1||5||5|
For the county, we have a total of 8 records from 7 sites. First recorded in 1901.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded rather thinly, in vice counties 61 to 64, most frequent in VC62 where it is sometimes common among spruce.
Argus 50, 2005: This moth seems to be surprisingly scarce within the county with relatively few records.