Davey, P. (2009): Recorded on just a handful of occasions in southern coastal counties of England, the first example was trapped in Cornwall in 1990. Abroad it is found in the tropics, north Africa, the Canaries, Spain and parts of southern France, the larva feeding on short turf grass species. In Dorset, the moth has been seen on five occasions at light traps, and all are suspected immigrants: West Bexington, on 10 October 1995 (R Eden), Portland, 1 October 1990, two on 9 October 1995 (M... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 3 (8%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1990. Last Recorded in 1995. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats