Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Hawthorns, Blackthorn, Apple, Pear, Plum.
|Year first recorded||1883||1883||1883||1883||1976|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||2600||637||667||902||134|
|Number of individuals||5011||987||1293||2035||209|
For the county, we have a total of 4940 records from 430 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widely recorded and sometimes common, especially in the lowlands in the centre and south of the County.
2012 (CHF): Still fairly widespread in lowland Yorkshire with over 200 records most years, but numbers seem to have fallen a little recently.