Davey, P., 2009: An immigrant species observed in southern coastal counties of England, the larva feeding on various grass species. In Dorset, the moth was first seen in 1975 and has been recorded intermittently ever since, mostly in small numbers. Many of those observed are likely to be long-distance immigrants from Iberia and north Africa, particularly those seen in the first half of the year; examples seen later in the year following early influxes are suspected residents. For example,... Read More
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Recorded in 18 (45%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1975. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats