Davey, P., 2009: A woodland species mainly restricted to southern Britain where it has undergone a dramatic decline in recent years, the larval foodplant is unknown but is assumed to be various herbaceous plants before hibernation and the young foliage of shrubs and trees the following spring. The moth is fond of nectaring on the flowers of burdock and ragwort. In Dorset, the moth has suffered a similar fate to that of the Triple-spotted Clay2127, and is probably long extinct. The few moths... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 1 (3%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1947. Last Recorded in 1947. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats