Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Sheep's Sorrell.
|Year first recorded||1985||1859||1883||1976||2011|
|Year last recorded||1985||2003||2014||2005||2012|
|Number of records||1||4||6||3||4|
|Number of individuals||1||2||4||1||15|
For the county, we have a total of 18 records from 14 sites. First recorded in 1859.
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Similar species: 0732 Eulamprotes unicolorella.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Porritt (1907) states that this species is 'widely distributed and often abundant'. There are numerous records from vice-counties 62 and 63 where it is sometimes fairly common but it is unrecorded in the three remaining Yorkshire vice-counties.
VC64. Malham Tarn, 13-20.6.1997 (MRY). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.