Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Rare and local resident.
Local Record: Grade 3 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Jul.
|Year first recorded||2012||1983||2004|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||10||21||4|
|Number of individuals||15||33||4|
For the county, we have a total of 35 records from 24 sites. First recorded in 1983.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: These records suggest that this species is established in South Yorkshire, the moth has not otherwise been recorded north of East Anglia.
VC63. Denaby Ings, 17.7.1983, one disturbed from alder (HEB); Potteric Carr, 15.7.1988 (RIH).
Beaumont, 2002: Further records since 1989 confirms that this moth is now resident in the southern part of vice-county 63, as well as confirmation that it still occurs at its previous localities there have been records from [the following] additional sites.
Argus 47, 2001-04:
VC64. Askham Bog, 6.6.2004 (JOHS), two 23.6.2004 (EDC). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.