A rare and recent arrival in the region.A species of hedgerows, scrub and gardens.Overwinters as a larva in a communal web. Adults come to light and may be found resting during the day.Note Yellow-tail is slightly smaller with more rounded wings and larger spots near the trailing corner of the forewing. The tail is golden yellow whereas in Brown-tail it is a deep chocolate brown.
Recorded in 13 (9%) of 140 10k Squares.First Recorded in 1869.Last Recorded in 2019.(Data up to end 2019)Additional Stats
Golden Cinnabar Membership