Davey, P., 2009: A predominantly coastal species on sandhills in Britain, more local inland, the larva feeding nocturnally on grasses and herbaceous plants. The adult is strongly attracted to the flowers of ragwort, marram and heather. In Dorset, the moth is well established and common very locally on heathland, especially so on the Studland peninsular where dune habitat merges with heathland. The moth exhibits variability in its markings and colouration, and the silvery-grey ground colour with... Read More
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Recorded in 13 (33%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1929. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats