Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Very rare migrant/wanderer. No recent record.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: One generation, Jul-Aug
Foodplant: Wood Small-reed, other grasses.
|Year first recorded||1935||1935|
|Year last recorded||1935||1935|
|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 1935.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
Similar species: 2439 Plusia festucae (Gold Spot).
For further information refer UK Moths.
Davey, P., 2009: A local marshland and occasional upland species restricted to East Anglia, northern England and southern Scotland, with isolated records elsewhere, the larva feeding on marshland grasses and plants. There is one record from Dorset: Bryanstone, on 17 August 1935 (D Hervey coll.)