Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: pRDB3
Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: May-Jun.
Foodplant: Red Currant, Black Currant and Gooseberry.
|Year first recorded||1859||1883|
|Year last recorded||1859||1883|
|Number of records||1||1|
|Number of individuals||0||0|
For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 1859.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Scarborough (Stainton, 1859b).
VC63. Huddersfield by PI (Porritt, 1883-86).
2013 (CHF): A rare and declining species with only two historic 19th century records in the county. A moth of woodland and gardens where the larvae feed on currants and gooseberries.