Davey, P., 2009: A local species restricted to southern Britain, the larva feeding on a variety of herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth occurs on unimproved grassland along the coast where it is locally common, and inland, very locally in river habitat and ill-drained soils. Inland localities include the River Stour: Milton-on-Stour, Motcombe, Gillingham, Iwerne Minster, Piddles Wood, Shillingstone, Shapwick; the River Piddle: Bere Regis, Bere Stream; the Blackmoor Vale: Holnest, Rooksmoor,... Read More
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Recorded in 32 (80%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1890. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats