Davey, P., 2009: A local species limited to southern Britain, the larva feeding on wood spurge (Euphorbia amygdaloides). In Dorset, this day-flying woodland species is now restricted to a handful of woods on chalky soil in the north-east of the county. In these sites wood spurge is common to abundant, but similar woods on calcareous clay soils containing good stocks of the foodplant have so far failed to yield the moth. It is noticeable that many of these latter woods are less open,... Read More
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Recorded in 7 (18%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1973. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats