Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Rare migrant
Local Status: Very rare and very local migrant/wanderer.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul-Oct.
Foodplant: Common Nettle other plants.
|Year first recorded||2002|
|Year last recorded||2009|
|Number of records||2|
|Number of individuals||1|
For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 2002.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC61. Rudston, 12.9.2002 (ASE). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
2012 (CHF): A further specimen of this rare migrant was trapped at Spurn in 2009. This species has been expanding its range in Europe for many years and the numbers of migrants in Britain have been steadily increasing.