Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Scarce and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Late Jun-mid Aug.
Foodplant: Coastal plants such as Annual Sea-blite, Goosefoot spp, Orache spp., Sea-purslane.
|Year first recorded||1952|
|Year last recorded||2014|
|Number of records||79|
|Number of individuals||113|
For the county, we have a total of 79 records from 8 sites. First recorded in 1952.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC61. Spurn, common (Michaelis, 1954), larvae abundant in September 1960 (Michaelis, 1962), specimens dated July 1963 (HNM coll.).