Davey, P., 2009: A local and decreasing species in Britain and largely absent from the south-west, the larva feeding on the buds of various deciduous tree species following hibernation in woodland, parkland, fens and marshes. In Dorset, the moth has been seen only a handful of times and none of the most recent dates coincide with airflows from abroad. Whether its status in the county is that of a rare resident at very low density, a transitory resident, or an immigrant from within the UK, is... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 2 (5%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1851. Last Recorded in 1995. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats
June - August
Sallows, Hawthorn, Blackthorn, birches and other plants