Grassland on chalky soils.
Adults can be easily confused with Oxyptilus distans (and other species). Best identified by dissection, unless reared from larvae on known foodplants.
Records from Croxton, 1884; East Wretham, 1983; Cranwich, 1990; Recent records from Weeting and Cranwich.
C. Barrett [VCH 1901] "- parvidactylus, Haw. Croxton ; very local"
Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.