Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Red Campion.
|Year first recorded||1883||1883||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||574||348||183||524||137|
|Number of individuals||545||464||171||1223||185|
For the county, we have a total of 1766 records from 365 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Found fairly commonly where red campion occurs in all five vice-counties, and has also been recorded from bladder campion in VC63 and probably white campion in VC64. Often found flying around the foodplant at dusk.
2012 (CHF): Widespread and doing well in the county.