Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Na
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Late Jun-early Sep.
Foodplant: Not recorded in the wild, but possibly mosses.
|Year first recorded||1883||1945|
|Year last recorded||2014||2012|
|Number of records||16||7|
|Number of individuals||13||23|
For the county, we have a total of 23 records from 15 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: The only Yorkshire locality for this species is below Dib Scar near Grassington (VC64). Its presence at this site was last confirmed on 11 August 1983 (SMJ, MRB).
VC62. Forge Valley, 20.7.1998 (ASE), 9.7.1999 (ASE, HEB) NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
2012 (CHF): We have two populations of this species. One in the eastern part of the North York Moors and the other in the Grass Wood area where it was refound in 2011 with 15 to light on 19th July.