Davey, P., 2009: A very local species in the British Isles, the larva feeding on devil's-bit scabious (Succisa pratensis). In Dorset, the species appears to have declined in parallel with the reduction in unimproved wetland and unimproved grassland across the country. Historically, the moth has been recorded in a wide range of localities across the county, but at the time of writing, only a handful of colonies persist. The species is rather difficult to locate in all its stages, even where the... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 11 (28%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1906. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats