A local resident.A species of moorland.Overwinters as an egg. Adults can be found, sometimes in large numbers, hanging from heather at dusk. Comes to light.Note This is the easiest of the 4 Epirritas to identify mainly because of its much earlier flight period and by its restricted habitat.
Recorded in 16 (11%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1901.Last Recorded in 2018.(Data up to end 2019)Additional Stats
Golden Cinnabar Membership