Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: pRDB1
Local Status: Very rare and very local.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: May-Jun
Foodplant: Rockrose spp.
|Year first recorded||1882||1859|
|Year last recorded||2012||1859|
|Number of records||4||1|
|Number of individuals||5||0|
For the county, we have a total of 5 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1859.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Records of S. fuscoaenea (Haworth) from northern limestone areas are referable to this species.
Argus 60, 2010: National distribution restricted to limestone areas in NW England. First Yorkshire record since 1884.
VC64. Colt Park Meadows, a pair in cop. 23.6.2010 (TJW).