Davey, P., 2009: A species found throughout southern Britain, more local further north, the larva feeding nocturnally on various herbaceous plants. In Dorset, the moth is ubiquitous and common with a marked preference for unimproved grassland where it is often abundant especially on chalky soils, both inland and on the coast. In addition to the mid-summer peak, a bivoltine cycle is suspected with peaks in early June and mid-September.
The moth is similar to the Uncertain2381. Diagnostics... Read More
Recorded in 24 (60%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1982. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats