Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: pRDB2
Local Status: Scarce and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Foodplant: Sea Buckthorn.
|Year first recorded||1949|
|Year last recorded||2014|
|Number of records||69|
|Number of individuals||109|
For the county, we have a total of 69 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1949.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Spurn, nine specimens 12.8-19.8.1949 (Michaelis, 1951).
Argus 50, 2005: This nationally scarce moth is well known from Spurn, the only county locality. It should be looked for in other coastal localities where there is a good growth of sea buckthorn.