Davey, P., 2009: A rare immigrant species that has been seen on less than fifty occasions in Britain, and resident in the sub-tropics and the tropics, and a transitory resident across the Mediterranean region, the polyphagous larva feeding on various wild and cultivated herbaceous plants and vegetables, and a pest species on potato (Solanum tuberosum) and soybean. It has also been imported several times to the UK in the larval stage on chrysanthemums. In Dorset, the moth has been recorded at... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 6 (15%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1969. Last Recorded in 2016. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats