Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding on the needles and flowers of juniper (Juniperus spp.). In Dorset, the moth is likely to be extinct. Juniper was once scattered across the county on most soil types, but agriculture and forestry have virtually eradicated the plant. All that remains is several ancient bushes on Ackling Dyke in the far north-east of the county: Wych Heath, four adults beaten from juniper on 20 August 1889, two adults beaten from juniper on 23... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 4 (10%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1907. Last Recorded in 2015. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats