Davey, P., 2009: A rare and declining species in southern Britain, the larva feeding on the sucker shoots growing out of the trunks of mature elm (Ulmus spp.). In Dorset, the last moth was seen nearly thirty years ago at a time when mature elms across the county were beginning to die from Dutch elm disease. It is very doubtful that the species is still resident in the county. In the absence of any initiative to restock the countryside with disease resistant elm, no recommendations are proposed:... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 2 (5%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1954. Last Recorded in 1976. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats