Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in south-east England, otherwise local in the rest of England and Wales, the larva feeding near the ground on various broad-bladed grasses such as common reed (Phragmites australis), hairy wood-rush (Luzula pilosa), purple moor-grass (Molinia caerulea), cock's-foot (Dactylus glomerata) and reed canary-grass (Phalaris arundinacea). In Dorset, the moth is common to abundant among purple moor-grass on wet heaths and mire in the Poole Basin, and at low density... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 29 (73%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1940. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats