Davey, P., 2009: A local species restricted to southern Britain and found most frequently in south-east England, the larva feeding on wild thyme (Thymus polytrichus). In Dorset, the moth is common very locally in unimproved short-turf grassland habitat on chalky soil inland, along the Purbeck coast and on Portland. Colonies have declined since the Second World War due to the loss of unimproved short-turf calcareous grassland following changes in farming methods plus the crash in rabbit... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 24 (60%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats