Davey, P., 2009: A local species occurring in England, Wales and southern Scotland, the larva feeding on heather (Calluna spp.), heath (Erica spp.), broom (Cytisus scoparius) and gorse (Ulex europaeus). In Dorset, the moth is common very locally. It has been noted in some but not all heathland blocks; some where broom is found, such as Ashington and Merley, Parley Common and Matchams, and others such as Gold Point on the Arne peninsular and Decoy Heath where there is no broom. The Grass Wave... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 11 (28%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1940. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats