Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nb
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul-Aug.
|Year first recorded||1945|
|Year last recorded||2013|
|Number of records||11|
|Number of individuals||9|
For the county, we have a total of 11 records from 8 sites. First recorded in 1945.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A very local species in England on moorland and limestone hills (Skinner, 1984). There are only three recent records in Yorkshire, two from similar areas in VC64 and one from a more unexpected site.
2012 (CHF): Rediscovered at Dib Scar in 2008 after a gap of 26 years when a single moth was found in the daytime.