Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Aug-Sep.
Foodplant: Birches, Blackthorn, Hawthorns
|Year first recorded||1904||1883||1883||1883||1883|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2013||2014||2014|
|Number of records||109||87||13||104||53|
|Number of individuals||65||87||3||127||55|
For the county, we have a total of 366 records from 137 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Turns up occassionaly in all parts of the County but mostly away from heavily populated areas.
2012 (CHF): This species has declined in numbers in the last few years and become quite local. Absent from the south-west.