Morley’s Final Catalogue: Local in southern England, below Pembroke and Norfolk. Meyrick specifically records it from ' Suffolk.'
Recent Status: A rare species nationally with one recent record in Suffolk.
Life Style: A double brooded wetland species recorded during May, June, August and September. The larvae feed on Senecio aquaticus. They feed primarily in the stems where they hibernate but also on the underside of leaves and in the seed-head.
Identification: A pale grey to brownish yellow species with darker brown markings showing a patch on the costa before the cleft and two dots at the base of the cleft. There is a long scale tooth on the third lobe of the hindwing.
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1928. Last Recorded in 2017. Additional Stats