Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Mid May-Jun.
Foodplant: Wild Strawberry.
|Year first recorded||1883||1868||1904||1883|
|Year last recorded||2010||2000||2014||1883|
|Number of records||2||4||16||1|
|Number of individuals||1||1||16||0|
For the county, we have a total of 23 records from 16 sites. First recorded in 1868.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded and often common in all five vice-counties.
2013 (CHF): Possibly the most attractive member of this genus. The characteristic pale patch at the base of the wing separates it from other confusion species. Thinly scattered in the north and west of the county where the larvae feed on wild strawberry and water avens.