Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nb
Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: -
|Year first recorded||1990||1992||1880|
|Year last recorded||1990||2013||2014|
|Number of records||1||3||4|
|Number of individuals||1||13||12|
For the county, we have a total of 8 records from 8 sites. First recorded in 1880.
VC62. Levisham, 28.7.1990 (GBS) (Jackson, 1993c; Britton, 1994). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
VC64. Austwick, 7/8.7.1992 (PC) (Corkhill & Riley, 1993). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Current status (CHF, 2011): Last recorded 1992. Another moth which may be moving north with climatic change but might still occur on juniper in upland areas. An old unconfirmed record from Upper Teesdale has surfaced with a date of "pre 1940" and it may well still occur in this area.