Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nb
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation Aug-Jun, (hibernating)
|Year first recorded||2007||1883|
|Year last recorded||2010||1883|
|Number of records||2||1|
|Number of individuals||2||0|
For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Not recorded since Porritt (1883-86) and then only from Sheffield (VC63). This species has declined over the whole of Britain and is now only found very locally in the South of England (Skinner, 1984).
Argus 54, 2007: One found dead in a cobweb in a window at Spurn was the first in Yorkshire since one in Sheffield in the 1880s.
VC61. Spurn, 1.5.2007 (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
2012 (CHF): We still have just the two confirmed records of this species.