Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 adult, 2 leaf-mine See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Jul.
|Year first recorded||1883||1883||1883||2013|
|Year last recorded||1883||2013||2015||2014|
|Number of records||1||6||5||2|
|Number of individuals||0||0||9||0|
For the county, we have a total of 14 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Locally common among cowberry in moorland localities with records from the Pennines (vice-counties 63 and 64) and the North York Moors (VC62).
Argus 69, 2013: Although this moth ought to be frequent among cowberry on the higher moors there are relatively few county records.
VC65. Agra Moor, Colsterdale, larval mines numerous on cowberry 25.5.2013, moths reared (CHF). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.