Davey, P., 2009: A rare immigrant species to south-east coastal counties of England, the larva feeding nocturnally on a wide range of deciduous shrub species across southern, central and eastern Europe. In Dorset, the moth has been recorded at light traps on seven occasions, mostly coincident with airflows from central or western France, although the 1996 example was more likely to have originated from Germany: West Bexington, on 10 September 1997, 12 September 2005 (R Eden), Wyke Regis, on 22... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 4 (10%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1983. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats
May - June. July - August
Bramble, Sallow (no evidence of breeding in the UK)