Davey, P., 2009: Only known to occur in the Norfolk Broads, otherwise a very rare immigrant, the larva probably feeding on lichens and algae growing on sallow (Salix spp.) and plant litter. The species occurs throughout mainland Europe except north-west France and Iberia. In Dorset, four examples have been recorded at light traps, all suspected immigrants: Walditch, on 8 August 2004 (M Parsons), Arne Wood, on 9 August 1983 (B Pickess), Woolgarston, on 12 July 1995 (D Burt), Badbury Rings, on 4... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 5 (13%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1983. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats
One generation July-Aug.
Unknown probably algae and lichens on reed and plant litter