Davey, P., 2009: A species found throughout southern and eastern England, but local elsewhere, the larva feeding on many plants including hawk's-beard (Crepis spp.), field scabious (Knautia arvensis), small scabious (Scabiosa columbaria), devil's-bit scabious (Succisa pratensis) and ragwort (Senecio spp.). In Dorset, the moth is at locally common on unimproved grassland on chalky soil both on the coast and inland. Elsewhere, it is found sparingly on unimproved acid grassland, for example... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 24 (60%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1940. Last Recorded in 2018. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats