Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul-Nov.
Foodplant: Scots Pine, Corsican Pine
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||1883||1883||1880|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||49||158||65||183||54|
|Number of individuals||37||214||59||404||76|
For the county, we have a total of 509 records from 171 sites. First recorded in 1880.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A very local species in Yorkshire, and except for a few wanderers only recorded from areas with reasonable sized pine woods or possibly old Scots pine.
2012 (CHF): Records of this species have increased in the last ten years and there are scattered records all over the county. It can be locally common at times if traps are set in pine plantations for example 104 to light at Ellington Banks in September 2009.