Davey, P., 2009: A local and declining species restricted to chalky soil in south-eastern Britain, the larval foodplant is unknown. In Dorset, the moth has undergone a steep decline and is now likely to be extinct. The last locality from which there were regular sightings was on Portland. Occasional singletons have been seen subsequently, but there have been no potential resident records since 1998. Up until the 1960s, colonies of the moth were established locally on unimproved chalky grassland... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 10 (25%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1927. Last Recorded in 2005. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats