Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Fairly common and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Oct-mid Nov.
Forewing: M 9-11mm, F 5-6mm.
Foodplant: Various shrubs.
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||1883||1973||1883|
|Year last recorded||2013||2012||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||21||5||103||85||31|
|Number of individuals||17||4||224||149||33|
For the county, we have a total of 245 records from 61 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread with many records from all five vice-counties, it is abundant on the Pennines and North York Moors, occurs regularly on lowland heaths and is often taken at MV light elsewhere.