Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Cow parsley, Burnet-saxifrage, Hedge bedstraw.
|Year first recorded||1883||1883||1883||1883||1880|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||6952||1415||1430||2489||481|
|Number of individuals||17876||2262||2126||6057||924|
For the county, we have a total of 12767 records from 691 sites. First recorded in 1880.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This species seems to have increased in some areas since the last list (YNU, 1970). Now widely distributed and often frequent especially on lower ground.
2012 (CHF): Still common and widespread across the county. Numbers seem to be stable.