Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nb
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: May-Jun.
Foodplant: Apple, Hawthorn.
|Year first recorded||1979||1977|
|Year last recorded||1986||1982|
|Number of records||3||8|
|Number of individuals||3||6|
For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1977.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: The first Yorkshire record for this species occurred in 1977 in VC62. Since then there have been further records in the same vice-county and it has also been found in VC61 but there are no reports from elsewhere.
Current status (CHF, 2011): Last recorded 1986, a population in the Scarborough area has not been seen for several years but might still be hanging on undetected.