Davey, P., 2009: A rare species of unimproved arable that occurred in suitable localities in central southern England before a rapid decline about 1980, the larva feeding on the inner stems and seeds of grasses (Poaceae spp.) and cereal crops such as wheat, rye, oats and barley. This species seems to have succumbed to the changes in agricultural practices in recent years, not least the widespread application of chemicals to cereal crops and the consequent contamination of field boundaries, plus... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 1 (3%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1959. Last Recorded in 1963. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats