Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: RDB2
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Various broad-leaved trees and shrubs, including Hawthorn, Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak.
|Year first recorded||1960||1857||1883|
|Year last recorded||1960||2014||1991|
|Number of records||1||34||8|
|Number of individuals||0||13||1|
For the county, we have a total of 43 records from 27 sites. First recorded in 1857.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This rare species is now even more local than formerly, there being no recent VC61 records. Most records are of larvae.
Beaumont, 2002: For a recent comprehensive assessment and listing of historical Yorkshire records see Howes, 2000 (Naturalist 125:121-135).
VC64. Bishop Wood, a single larva beaten 13.9.1991 (Jackson, 1993b).
2012 (CHF): The range in Yorkshire has contracted further and all recent records are from the south-east corner of VC63.