Davey, P., 2009: A rare immigrant species that is resident in Africa and a transitory resident in southern Europe, the polyphagous larva feeding on various wild and cultivated herbaceous plants and vegetables. It has also been imported several times to the UK in the larval stage on tomatoes and chrysanthemums. In Dorset, the moth has been recorded eleven times at light traps and always along the coastal belt in airflows originating in the region of the western Mediterranean and Iberia. West... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 6 (15%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1983. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats