Scarce resident and occasional immigrant. Scattered colonies along the Norfolk coast, but rarely seen, with only 4 modern day records.
One of only a few greenish-coloured moths amongst the Noctuidae.
Barrett (Trans. N&NNS, 1873) "found on the coast sand-hills and rarely on the "Breck" sand.
Last recorded in Norfolk at Edgefield (A. Harrap, 09/08/97) and Weybourne (M. Preston 09/09/11)
Verification Grade Comment: Very rare.
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Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2011.