Recent Status: A rare Suffolk species recorded in Breckland.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying by day but will come to light from July to September. The larvae feed in spun flowers of Crataegus and Prunus during spring of the year following oviposition. They pupate in the larval habitation.
Identification: The dark moth has a light brown face and palps and a clear white triangular dorsal mark. The wings are marked with irregular plumbeous fasciae. The black streaked ocellus is also plumbeous edged. Costal strigulae are indistinct.
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2013. Last Recorded in 2013. Additional Stats