Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Aug.
Foodplant: Elder and Wild Angelica.
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2015||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||419||200||556||348||95|
|Number of individuals||384||287||716||414||122|
For the county, we have a total of 1618 records from 289 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Rather local but now recorded from all five vice-counties. There is often a partial second brood.
2012 (CHF): Widespread across the county with a main brood peaking in late May/early June and a smaller second brood peaking in early August.