Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, May-Jun.
Foodplant: Oaks and birches.
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||417||259||107||489||168|
|Number of individuals||440||342||109||846||316|
For the county, we have a total of 1440 records from 352 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This moth has increased in the County but is still local and usually only found in small numbers.
2012 (CHF): Widely reported especially on the lower ground but uncommon in the west of the county.