Davey, P., 2009: A declining species in southern England where it occurs in lightly wooded habitat and in fens, but widespread in northern Britain on moorland, the larva is polyphagous on herbaceous plants and deciduous shrubs. This species appears to have become extinct in Dorset, in line with the trend across much of southern Britain. The last record was nearly forty years ago, but even then it was a scarce species. "I find this insect difficult to assess, its occurrence in Dorset is... Read More
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Recorded in 5 (13%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1800. Last Recorded in 1965. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats