Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Rare and local resident. No recent record.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Sep.
Foodplant: Dead or decaying animal matter and detritus in bird nests.
|Year first recorded||1950||1930||1978||1963|
|Year last recorded||1997||1930||1984||1963|
|Number of records||7||4||13||1|
|Number of individuals||6||0||14||1|
For the county, we have a total of 25 records from 11 sites. First recorded in 1930.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
VC64. Far Headingley, Leeds, 15.9.1963 (CCS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
2013 (CHF): There have been no records of this moth in the county since 1997. It is more likely to be found in wild habitats than other members of the genus and is rather local. The narrow yellow-ochreous line along the costa is characteristic.