Davey, P., 2009: A local species restricted to southern and eastern England, the larva feeding on the flowers of many plants including knapweed (Centaurea spp.), wild thyme (Thymus polytrichus) and meadow sweet (Filipendula ulmaria). In Dorset, this moth is very local, but sometimes common where it occurs, being easily disturbed by day from its resting-place among open scrub. The stronghold is in north-east Dorset on unimproved grassland on chalky soil, but a single record in central Dorset... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 11 (28%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1959. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats