Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Common
Local Status: Fairly common and widely distributed resident.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Aug.
|Year first recorded||1891||1994||1891|
|Year last recorded||2010||2010||2010|
|Number of records||282||93||750|
|Number of individuals||389||97||972|
For the region, we have a total of 750 records from 220 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1891.
For further information refer UK Moths.
Davey, P., 2009: A local species in southern Britain, the larva feeding on ash (Fraxinus excelsior). In Dorset, the moth is widespread but usually at low density, rising to frequent very locally in ash-rich woodland and ash-rich hedgerow habitats.