Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Ribwood Plantain and other plantains.
|Year first recorded||1953||1984||1974||1987|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2013|
|Number of records||272||29||105||6|
|Number of individuals||411||55||114||6|
For the county, we have a total of 412 records from 91 sites. First recorded in 1953.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: First recorded in the County in 1953 and then not until 1974 since when it has occurred widely and fairly commonly in the south of VC63. A record from VC64 in 1987 suggests a northward extension of range.
VC62. Layerthorpe, York, 22.6.1990 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 47, 2001-04: Now widely recorded and common in vice-counties 61 and 63 but there are very few records from vice-counties 62 and 64 and none from VC65.