Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This moth is still present in its best-known Yorkshire site at Askham Bog (VC64) and it has also recently been reported from Thorne Moors, another old haunt.
2012 (CHF): All records since 1976 have been from Askham Bog where it is still occasionally recorded flying by day, coming to light or as larvae on yellow loosestrife. This is an uncommon species nationally and this is the most northerly colony.
Argus 69, 2013: An excellent year with spread into VC61 and the first record from Thorne Moors since 1975. This moth is Nationally Scarce A and Yorkshire is its northern outpost.
VC61. Thornton Ellers, 4.7.2013 (SR, JBr). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 6 (3%) of 200 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1883. Last Recorded in 2022. Additional Stats