Davey, P., 2009: A local species given to cyclical variation in abundance and restricted to edges of marshes and meadows in central eastern England, the larva foodplant is unknown. Adults aestivate, often gregariously, under loose bark and in outbuildings following their emergence at the end of June; they then reappear in September.
In Dorset, the moth is likely to be just beyond the edge of its range in England, and has only been seen once in recent times. This individual is likely to... Read More
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 2 (5%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1900. Last Recorded in 1998. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats