Davey, P., 2009: A local species in England, the larva feeding on the ripening seed capsules of burnet-saxifrage (Pimpinella saxifraga). In Dorset, the moth is very local and at low density being found in three unimproved grassland localities. These are on Portland and on Purbeck and on the Cranborne Chase. Old records indicate that the moth was more widespread in the past, presumably due to the far larger areas of dry unimproved grassland upon which burnet saxifrage grows. Diagnostics include:... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 11 (28%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1887. Last Recorded in 2009. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats