Davey, P., 2009: A local species restricted to moorland in northern and western Britain, the larva feeding on bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus). There are two light trap records from Dorset at localities where there is no bilberry. The first was recorded following one of the severest winters in the twentieth century and is lodged in the Dorchester Museum collection: Kington Magna, in September 1963 (H Moore). The second was trapped during a spell of strong northerly winds: Child Okeford, on 28... Read More
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Recorded in 2 (5%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1963. Last Recorded in 1997. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats