Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident or migrant/wanderer.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul.
Forewing: M 12-15mm., F 20-23mm.
Foodplant: Common Reed and Reed Sweet-grass.
|Year first recorded||2003||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||1883|
|Number of records||2||1|
|Number of individuals||2||0|
For the county, we have a total of 3 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton and Beaumont: A single old record about which Porritt (1883-86, 1907) appears to have had reservations. A species which must be considered doubtful as a Yorkshire moth.
Argus 47, 2004:
VC61. Kilnsea, 10.7.2003 (BRS). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD and FIRST CONFIRMED COUNTY RECORD.