Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.
Local Record: Grade 1 See here for explanation
Flight time: Two generations, May-Jun, Jul-Aug.
|Year first recorded||1929||1883||1883||1883||1880|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2015|
|Number of records||602||793||953||2501||266|
|Number of individuals||674||1061||1257||4117||379|
For the county, we have a total of 5115 records from 572 sites. First recorded in 1880.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are widely scattered records for all five vice-counties. It would appear to be local in Yorkshire but reasonably regular where it does occur.
Beaumont, 2002: This moth has become much more frequent, particularly in the south of the County, in recent years.
2012 (CHF): Now well distributed across the county. Several hundred records are received each year.