Morley’s Final Catalogue: This maritime species occurs sparingly in the salt-marshes of the Deben at Waldringfield (Wir); Hemley in 1929-35 (Whit); and Southwold in 1897 (Ctw).
Recent Status: The species is found on Suffolk’s salt-marshes.
Life Style: The moth is single brooded flying during June and July and comes to light. The larvae feed on flowers and leaves of Artemisia maritima. They have a spun retreat. They hibernate in a cocoon on the ground in which they pupate.
Identification: A distinctive white species marked with grey brown.
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 8 (14%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1897. Last Recorded in 2018. Additional Stats