Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: pRDB1
Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Foodplant: European Silver-fir.
|Year first recorded||1922|
|Year last recorded||1923|
|Number of records||3|
|Number of individuals||3|
For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1922.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
Similar species: Similar in colouration to E. nanana but larger and differs in the basal patch of the forewing; in E. nanana the outer edge is angulated below the middle, whereas in E. nigricana the angulation is above the middle (Bradley).