Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Very common and widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Uncertain. various low-growing plants.
|Year first recorded||1929||1883||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||2911||1235||941||1801||450|
|Number of individuals||6898||3381||1916||4803||1122|
For the county, we have a total of 7338 records from 745 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Formerly widely distributed but seldom recorded (YNU, 1970), it is now known to occur in many sites throughout the five vice-counties.
2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across the county and seems to be doing well.