Davey, P., 2009: An irregular immigrant species to Britain and extinct resident, the larva feeding on aspen (Populus tremula). The species was resident in Orlestone Forest in Kent between 1935 and 1955 before the aspen trees within the wood were felled to make way for conifers. In Dorset, this spectacular moth has been recorded on nineteen occasions in the past twenty-seven years either at sugar, at light or during the day. All county records follow; most are from light traps unless stated... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 25 (63%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1999. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats