Davey, P., 2009: A declining species restricted to a handful of counties in south-east England, the larva feeding on the flowers and seeds of dark mullein (Verbascum nigra) and white mullein (Verbascum lychnitis). In Dorset, the moth was locally frequent in the Sixpenny Handley area in the far north-east of the county, but has not been seen for nearly fifty years: Cranborne Chase, fourteen larvae, (Reverend F Carr), Cranborne, six moths reared from larvae on black mullein in July 1909 (F... Read More
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Recorded in 2 (5%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1909. Last Recorded in 1961. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats