Davey, P., 2009: A scarce and decreased species restricted to chalk downland and coastal sandhills in southern England and Breckland, the larva feeding on lady's bedstraw (Galium verum). In Dorset, the moth has been found just once in the last thirty-eight years. This contrasts sharply with the observation penned in 1967: "Of regular and fairly frequent occurrence on the downs" (per W Parkinson Curtis ms). The older records indicate that the species was local on unimproved chalk grassland in... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 5 (13%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1892. Last Recorded in 2008. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats