Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Various trees and shrubs, including Hawthorn, Hazel, Poplar and Sallow.
|Year first recorded||1992||2000||1883||1883||2001|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||132||19||110||101||56|
|Number of individuals||226||18||154||155||69|
For the county, we have a total of 418 records from 152 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Despite being much more frequent than G. sociana (Haworth) in VC63, where it is often common in the south of the vice-county, it is recorded elsewhere in Yorkshire only sporadically from vice-counties 62 and 64.
Beaumont, 2002: VC61. Skipwith Common, 7.7.1992 (MRB), 9.7.1997 (ASE); Eastrington, 5.7.2000 (EDC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, 24.7.2001 (CHF); Foxglove Covert, Catterick, 19.7.2002, 11.6.2004 (CHF, JCW, SPW); High Batts NR, 11.7.2003 (CHF, JCW, SPW), 6.8.2004 (JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.