Davey, P., 2009: A local species in Britain, the larva feeding on birch (Betula spp.). In Dorset, there are just a handful of records and all appear to have been immigrants from France: Thorncombe Wood, at MV on 15 July 1997 (I Cross), Church Ope Cove, at MV on 4 July 1975 (B Goater), Stair Hole, large female at MV on 27 July 1995 (Dr P Sterling), St Ives, at MV on 14 July 1987 and on 20 July 1988 (JHC).
Care needs to be taken in identifying the Satin Lutestring as it can be mistaken for... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 3 (8%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1975. Last Recorded in 1997. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats