Davey, P., 2009: A local fen, bog, heath and moorland species in Britain, the larva feeds on sedges and grasses. In Dorset, the moth is at low density in wet heathland and mire (the same habitat occupied by the Small Grass Emerald1670), falling within the confines of the Poole Basin. "Few suitable localities exist in the county, and it is not common in these, nor present in all of them." (W Parkinson Curtis ms). Wood-sedge (Carex sylvatica) and tufted hair-grass (Deschampsia cespitosa) are the... Read More
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Recorded in 6 (15%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1905. Last Recorded in 2016. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats