Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, May-Jul.
Foodplant: Field Maple, Sycamore and Alder.
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||1883||1883||1880|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2013|
|Number of records||48||97||133||87||5|
|Number of individuals||51||111||128||111||7|
For the county, we have a total of 370 records from 204 sites. First recorded in 1880.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Occurs locally in vice-counties 61 to 64, most common in the south of the County.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Foxglove Covert, 11.6.2004 (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
2012 (CHF): This species seems to be doing quite well in the county especially in woodland with plenty of field maple. It is absent from the north-west.