Davey, P., 2009: A relatively recent colonist from abroad, first seen in Sussex in 1940, and subsequently recorded on shingle beaches, roadsides and in gardens along the Sussex, Kent and Essex coasts, the larva feeding on toadflax (Linaria spp.). The moth has been recorded four times in Dorset and all are suspected immigrants: Portland, at MV on 28 May 1990, 10 June 1990 (M Rogers), Upwey, at MV on 9 June 2004 (P Harris), Wareham, inside printing warehouse on 12 June 1998 (B Withers). The... Read More
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Recorded in 4 (10%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1990. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats