Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Very rare resident, probably overlooked.
Local Record: Grade G See here for explanation
Flight time: May-Aug.
Foodplant: Rushes, especially Carnation Sedge.
|Year first recorded||1999||1999|
|Year last recorded||2008||2008|
|Number of records||9||18|
|Number of individuals||10||20|
For the region, we have a total of 18 records from 8 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1999.
Similar species: difficult to separate from 1111 Bactra lancealana.
For further information refer UK Moths.