Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Hazel, oaks, willows etc
|Year first recorded||1883||1883||1883||1940||1977|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||863||335||390||573||79|
|Number of individuals||1174||599||540||941||127|
For the county, we have a total of 2240 records from 352 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This moth has become much more frequent in certain parts of its range, mainly in VC64.
2012 (CHF): Doing well in the county with recent spread to the south-west and in the north-east.