Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Migrant
Local Status: Very rare migrant.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
|Year first recorded||1995||1995|
|Year last recorded||2003||2003|
|Number of records||3||6|
|Number of individuals||3||6|
For the region, we have a total of 6 records from 6 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1995.
Davey, P., 2020: Scarce Light Plume Crombrugghia laetus: A rare visitor to the south of Britain from the region of the western Mediterranean where its foodplants, hoary andryala Andryala integrifolia and Hieraceum lanatum grow. Neither plant species occurs in British Isles. In Dorset, up till 2010, there are just three records for this species. One of these was from the Isle of Portland; since then, a further seven individuals have been recorded on Portland, notably in 2019.