Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 2 leaf-mine See here for explanation
Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Aug.
Foodplant: Goat Willow.
|Year first recorded||1981||2004||2008|
|Year last recorded||2013||2004||2013|
|Number of records||3||1||2|
|Number of individuals||0||1||1|
For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1981.
All records are of leaf-mines.
Sutton and Beaumont, 1989: A recent addition to the British list, its status in Yorkshire is unknown.
Argus 47, 2004:
VC64. Ellington Banks MoD, mines on goat willow, reared 11.3.2004 (CHF, JCW, SPW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 58, 2009:
VC65. Eastfield, mines on goat willow, moths reared 3.3.2009 (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.