Davey, P., 2009: A local species in Britain, the larva feeding on the flowers and ripening seed capsules of common valerian (Valeriana officinalis). In Dorset, the moth is very local, and colonises three different habitat types: woodland rides on chalky soil, reed-bed and rocky coast. It is on the wing between mid-May and late June.
Inland: Larvae have been found feeding on common valerian growing along woodland rides on chalky soil in the north-east of the county, for example,... Read More
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Recorded in 12 (30%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1960. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats