Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Jul.
|Year first recorded||1990||1859||1990||1960|
|Year last recorded||1990||1859||1990||2014|
|Number of records||1||2||1||9|
|Number of individuals||0||0||1||31|
For the county, we have a total of 13 records from 7 sites. First recorded in 1859.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Thinly distributed and uncommon, there is no record from VC61.
VC61. Fulford Ings, York, 19.7.1990 (MRB); Heslington, July 1994, det. HEB (TJC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
2013 (CHF): A very local moth of damp areas in the county where the larvae probably feed on water mint. The white eyecaps and the oblique brown stripes on the white wings are characteristic. All records since 2000 have been from Staveley Nature Reserve.