Recent Status: A scarce species in Britain that is rare and local in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species that comes to light during July and August. The larvae feed from spun leaves and flowers of Prunus spinosa.
Identification: A dark species with a peppering of pale scales. A sub-terminal fascia is evident, strong on the costa. The wing is often darker proximal to this, There are three dark spots along the wing from near the base, the final two with a paler patch between them. There are dark dots around the wing beyond the fascia. More Info
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 2012. Last Recorded in 2019. Additional Stats