Davey, P., 2009: A local moorland species in the north and west of Britain, and on heathland in Cornwall, Dorset and Hampshire, the larva feeding on wavy hair-grass (Deschampsia flexuosa) and other grasses. In Dorset, the moth is very local and at low density being confined mainly to the sandy soils in the Poole Basin where its primary foodsource is likely to be bristle bent (Agrostis curtisii), wavy hair-grass is distinctly local and absent from many of the heathland blocks where the moth... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 12 (30%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1886. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats