Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Very rare resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul.
|Year first recorded||1967||1967|
|Year last recorded||2006||2006|
|Number of records||7||14|
|Number of individuals||3||6|
For the region, we have a total of 14 records from 12 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1967.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
For further information refer UK Moths.
Davey, P., 2009: A local species in southern Britain, the larva feeding in a silken web on a leaf of birch (Betula spp.). In Dorset, the moth is rare, although the moth may be overlooked, especially when worn amongst Pyla fusca1451; it appears to be restricted to birches on sandy soils in the south-east of the county: Haymoor Bottom (W Parkinson Curtis), Hurn, bred (S Scarsdale Brown), Canford Heath, at MV light on 21 July 2001 (J Chainey), Spur Bog, at MV light on 21 July 2001 (C Manley), Studland Heath, at MV light on 21 July 2001 (Dr P Sterling). The following was recorded on the same night as Sciota adelphella1447.1: Puddletown, at MV light on 29 June 2006 (H Wood Homer).