Davey, P., 2009: A local species restricted to southern Britain, the larva feeding on oak (Quercus spp.). In Dorset, the only site where this species was found historically was Bere Wood, a site that used to contain many acres of old oak tree habitat, before the oaks were replaced with conifers and larch (Larix spp.) in the 1960s. However, old oak woodland in the northern half of the county has yielded singletons in recent years, indicating the presence of colonies. It is not known whether the... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 7 (18%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1995. Last Recorded in 2017. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats