Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Migrant
Local Status: Very rare and very local adventive.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Foodplant: A pest species of peas and beans.
|Year first recorded||2007||2010|
|Year last recorded||2007||2010|
|Number of records||1||1|
|Number of individuals||1||1|
For the county, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. First recorded in 2007.
Argus 54, 2007: An adventive species occasionally imported with beans.
VC61. Hull, indoors 24.4.2007 (N. Abramson per I. Kimber). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 60, 2010: This is the second county record of this adventive species, the first in 2007
VC64. Otley, indoors 15.6.2010 (H&AB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Current status (HEB, 2011): An adventive species occasionally imported with beans. It was first recorded from Hull (VC61) in 2007 with another at Otley (VC64) in 2010. Further moths are likely to occur indoors, originating from imported produce.