Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, but scarce in central and eastern England, the larva feeding on various grasses and herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth is widespread and frequent rising to abundant locally on unimproved grassland on chalky soils and on heathland where heather (Calluna vulgaris) and heath (Erica spp.) are likely foodplants.
This moth may be confused with the Deep-brown Dart2231. Diagnostics include: the presence of a whitish or golden-edged reniform... Read More
Recorded in 39 (98%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1930. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats