Very scarce in recent years.
Diagnostic '8' marking on the forewing.
Male has feathered antennae.
Hedgerows, woodland, gardens.
After a gap of ten years, two specimens recorded in gardens on the same night in 2012! Thwaite St. Mary (Z. Madgett, 23/10/12) and Snettisham (R. Roche, 23/10/12). Not recorded again until 2020.
Verification Grade Comment: Declining species
|Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required. |
Recorded in 42 (57%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.