Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce A
Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Foodplant: Black Horehound.
|Year first recorded||1902|
|Year last recorded||1902|
|Number of records||1|
|Number of individuals||1|
For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1902.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC63. Medge Hall, Thorne, 4.8.1902 (Corbett, 1902).
2013 (CHF): A scarce moth with just one historical record in the county. All recent records have come from south-east England. Adults are distinctive with bronzy forewings and a central purplish fascia. The larvae feed on black horehound.