Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 adult, 2 leaf-mine See here for explanation
Flight time: Mid Jul-Oct.
Foodplant: Norway Maple.
|Year first recorded||2013||2000||1998||2003||2003|
|Year last recorded||2014||2011||2014||2013||2012|
|Number of records||6||7||54||14||3|
|Number of individuals||11||0||29||35||0|
For the county, we have a total of 84 records from 68 sites. First recorded in 1998.
Most records are of leaf mines.
VC62. Appletree Village and Wiggington, York, larval mines, moths reared 19.3.2000 (MRB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
VC63. Rossington, 1998, mines on Norway Maple, reared; Red House Plantation, Doncaster, reared 22-30.3.1999 (RIH); Denaby Ings, 18.10.1998, mines common on Norway maple, reared April 1999 (HEB). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 69, 2013: First found in Yorkshire in 1998 this moth has become widespread and is now recorded from all five vice-counties.
VC61. Hull University, larval mines on Norway maple, 9.10.2013 (ADN); Allerthorpe Common, larval mines 24.10.2013 (CHF); Cottingham, larval mines 16.11.2013 (ADN). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.