Species Account

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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Migrant

Local Status: unknown

Local Record:   See here for explanation

Flight time: see flight plot



IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded 
Year last recorded 
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Number of individuals 
Unique positions 
Unique locations 
Adult records 
Immature records 



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Species Account

For further information refer UK Moths.

Davey, P., 2009: A species headquartered south of 48°N that very rarely migrates to Britain, the larva feeding on spurge (Euphorbia spp.). The moth is double-brooded in southern Europe, flying in May and June, and again from mid-July to the end of August. In Dorset, the moth has been recorded on two occasions: Canford Cliffs, adult disturbed from privet bush four hundred metres from sea front on 12 July 1908 (W Hooker), Purbeck district, female netted on 21 August 1968 (J Reid).

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