Davey, P., 2009: A local species with an obscure ecology and confined to southern and eastern England where it occurs on disparate biotypes, the larva is polyphagous on herbaceous plants and deciduous shrubs. In Dorset, the moth occupies two rather different habitats, and in both it is at low density. The first is along the west Dorset coast, commencing at Weymouth and Portland (where it was once frequent), and thence westward to Lyme Regis. The second is river valley habitat, and these include... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 24 (60%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1940. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats