DNA bar-coding has shown that Mathew's Wainscot is a coastal form/race of Common Wainscot (Mythimna pallens) occurring in saltmarsh habitats from southern Suffolk to East Kent and from West Sussex to western Hampshire.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 12 (21%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1929. Last Recorded in 2019. Additional Stats