Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Scarce and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug.
Foodplant: Ragwort and Chamomile.
|Year first recorded||1883||1883||1983|
|Year last recorded||2014||1883||2004|
|Number of records||58||2||9|
|Number of individuals||82||0||9|
For the county, we have a total of 69 records from 16 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded quite widely in vice-counties 61 to 63, most frequently in the southern part of VC63 where it is sometimes fairly common.