Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul-Sep.
Foodplant: Decayed animal or vegetable waste.
|Year first recorded||2003||1970|
|Year last recorded||2013||1970|
|Number of records||2||1|
|Number of individuals||2||1|
For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1970.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC64. Harrogate, 27.7.1970 (ESB).
2013 (CHF): We have just two records of this mainly southern species. It is extremely similar in appearance to Monopis obviella and identification should be confirmed by dissection.