Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Fairly common and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Odd records May-Jun, most Jul-Aug.
Foodplant: Creeping Thistle.
|Year first recorded||1949||1998||1976||1987||2001|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||516||138||144||93||51|
|Number of individuals||846||326||225||272||93|
For the county, we have a total of 942 records from 144 sites. First recorded in 1949.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: First recorded in the County in 1949 and has occurred fairly regularly in the south during the last ten years.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC65. Hutton Conyers, July 2001 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.