Davey, P., 2009: A very local species restricted to southern England and Wales, the larva feeding on chickweed and stitchwort (Stellaria spp.). In Dorset, the moth is local, at low density with singletons seen on any given night, and mainly restricted to damp tertiary clay soils on the periphery of the Poole Basin. It occurs most frequently where common chickweed (Stellaria media) grows on heavily fertilised arable, gardens and woodland rides. It is also found sparingly where greater stitchwort... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 27 (68%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats