Morley’s Final Catalogue: Many flying among herbage on the butts at Felixstowe on 18 July 1923 (Mly).
Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying from June till August and coming to light. The larvae feed on catkins and from spinnings on leaves of Salix species.
Identification: A readily recognised moth. The dark wings have a prominent white circle followed by a white mark within a central black elongate mark. There is a prominent white sub-terminal fascia and the wing edge beyond is marked with white then black spots. More Info
Recorded in 6 (10%) of 58 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1923. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats