Davey, P., 2009: A strongly migratory species headquartered south of 40°N and east of 10°E that rarely reaches Britain, the larva feeding on greater periwinkle (Vinca major), lesser periwinkle (Vinca minor), oleander (Nerium oleander) and grape-vine (Vitis vinifera). In Dorset, this fabulously patterned and coloured moth is a very rare visitor indeed, and there is just one record since the large influx (nationally) of 1953. All Dorset records follow: Chickerell, female on 24 September 1900 (Mrs... Read More
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Recorded in 3 (8%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2005. Last Recorded in 2018. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats