Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce A
Local Status: Very rare wanderer or possibly resident
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Single brood, Jun-Sep
Foodplant: The moss Brachythecium albicans on sandy heaths and dunes
|Year first recorded||2012|
|Year last recorded||2014|
|Number of records||10|
|Number of individuals||14|
For the county, we have a total of 10 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 2012.
Argus 69, 2013: The first Yorkshire record was of a single moth in 2012, thought to be of a wandering individual from further south. That three further moths have occurred in the same area is intriguing.