Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding on st. john's-wort (Hypericum spp.). In Dorset, the moth has been observed, seldom commonly, where st. john's-wort grows in abundance, across the five distinct habitat types below. Both this and the next species are easily flushed from their foodplants during the day.
1 Dry grassland containing perforate st john's-wort (Hypericum perforatum) 2 Dry woodland rides on chalky soil containing perforate st john's-wort and... Read More
Recorded in 30 (75%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats