Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun. Possible very small second generation Aug-Sep.
Foodplant: Hawthorn, also Blackthorn.
|Year first recorded||2010||2005||1983||2002|
|Year last recorded||2010||2005||2014||2014|
|Number of records||1||1||143||97|
|Number of individuals||1||1||211||165|
For the county, we have a total of 242 records from 48 sites. First recorded in 1983.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A recent addition to the Yorkshire list which shows signs of maintaining a foothold in the extreme south.
VC62. Haxby, York, July 1994 det. HEB (TJC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 50, 2005:
VC64. Baildon, 8.7.2002 and subsequently; Gill Wood, Esholt, 10.7.2005 (DP). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Argus 60, 2010: This moth has occurred commonly in the south of VC63 for over fifteen years, its presence in VC61 was long overdue.
VC61. Cottingham, 2.7.2010 (AA). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.