Davey, P., 2009: A mainly coastal species in south-west England and Wales, but widespread in northern Britain, the larva feeding in the stems and roots of hogweed (Heracleum spondylium) and wild angelica (Angelica sylvestris). This species is an alpine and arctic relic, so its presence in southern England is remarkable. Whereas males perish by the end of November, females hibernate in rock crevices, drystone walls and buildings, and lay their eggs during the spring on the stems of the... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 17 (43%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1934. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats