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.
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Recorded in 12 (21%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1929. Last Recorded in 2019. Additional Stats