Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Various trees and shrubs, especially Ivy.
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||192||191||215||254||25|
|Number of individuals||182||244||330||389||26|
For the county, we have a total of 877 records from 139 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread and fairly common throughout all five vice-counties. On the Sheffield moors moths have been reared regularly from larval spinnings on cowberry (HEB).