An uncommon resident on the moors of North Staffordshire.A strictly moorland species.Overwinters as a larva. Adults can be found resting on rocky outcrops during the day and fly from dusk when they are attracted to light.
Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo if away from regular sites.
Recorded in 12 (9%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1887.Last Recorded in 2014.(Data up to end 2019)Additional Stats
Golden Cinnabar Membership