Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: pRDB2
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul-Aug.
Foodplant: Willowherb spp., especially Rosebay Willowherb.
|Year first recorded||2001||2004|
|Year last recorded||2003||2004|
|Number of records||5||1|
|Number of individuals||3||1|
For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 3 sites. First recorded in 2001.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
Argus 47, 2001-04: The records below represent a considerable extension of range, this moth was previously recorded in Britain only from north Norfolk.
VC61. Allerthrope Wood, 30.7.2001 conf. HEB (EDC) (Chesmore, 2003), 24.7.2002 (HEB) and subsequently. NEW COUNTY RECORD.
VC63. Bawtry Forest, 17.7.2004 (RIH, HEB). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.