Davey, P., 2009: A species confined to coastal dunes in England, Wales and eastern Scotland, heathland in Surrey and Norfolk, and the banks of the Thames in west London, the larva feeding on many low-growing herbaceous plants including shingle and sand dune plant species. In Dorset, there are old records from Chesil Beach, Poole Harbour, Bournemouth and Christchurch, indicating colonisation of coastal dune and shingle habitat in the past. Given the increasing human pressures and the destruction... Read More
Recorded in 2 (5%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1886. Last Recorded in 1979. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats
One generation May-June.
Sea Rocket, Common Restharrow, Sea Sandwort, others