Davey, P., 2009: A local and decreasing species in England and western Scotland, the larva feeding on privet (Ligustrum vulgare) and ash (Fraxinus spp.). In Dorset, this retiring and elusive moth is restricted to very small numbers on a single unimproved chalk downland site where moderate stocks of mature privet grow amongst deciduous scrub. Although ash is a common tree elsewhere across the county, the absence of records from ash-rich habitat makes it doubtful that this is an alternative... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 4 (10%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1954. Last Recorded in 2014. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats