Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Oct, hibernates through to Apr.
Foodplant: Large range of plants, including Restharrow, Cranesbills, and cultivated Geranium spp., Goosefoot, Heathers spp. and Mint.
|Year first recorded||1872||2000||1872|
|Year last recorded||2010||2010||2010|
|Number of records||142||38||360|
|Number of individuals||137||36||346|
For the region, we have a total of 360 records from 158 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1872.
For further information refer UK Moths.