Davey, P., 2009: A local species confined to the coasts of west Wales, south-east England and East Anglia, and inland in a handful of English counties, the larva feeding on the flowers of sea aster (Aster tripolium) on the coast and goldenrod (Solidago vigaurea) inland. In Dorset, the moth has been seen once in the past one hundred years: Preston, at MV on 4 July 1998 (P Knight). The nearest potential source for this moth is Lodmoor, a saltmarsh and reedbed habitat containing small amounts of... Read More
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Recorded in 7 (18%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1800. Last Recorded in 1998. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats