Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Very rare, no recent record.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Aug-Sep.
Foodplant: Bilberry, Bramble, sallows and birches.
|Year first recorded||1933||1933|
|Year last recorded||1933||1933|
|Number of records||1||2|
|Number of individuals||1||2|
For the region, we have a total of 2 records from 2 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1933.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
For further information refer UK Moths.
Davey, P., 2009: A species found locally in south-east, central and northern England, Wales and Scotland, the larva feeding on various herbaceous plants before hibernation and the foliage of shrubs and trees in the spring. In Dorset, there are no recent records: Bere Wood, (O Pickard Cambridge), Cranborne Chase, on 30 July 1933 (A Russell) (see photo), Cranborne, (F Fisher, W Parkinson-Curtis).